Jul
27
11:00 am11:00

Ngawang's Birthday!

Join us in celebrating Learning House's #1 teacher, mentor, director, boss, and friend! Happy Birthday, Ngawang!

Jul
28
2:00 pm14:00

Raspberry Pi 2 Open House

Raspberry Pi 2 is a credit card sized computer designed to teach programming skills and how computers work. Work on a problem with a friend or play around with the components to design a project of your own. All are welcome to attend. For more information, watch: https://youtu.be/uXUjwk2-qx4. 

Jul
30
11:00 am11:00

Nepali film industry: A conversation with Rajendra Shalabh

With over 29 years in radio, TV, film, and media industries, Mr. Rajendra Shalabh brings a wealth of experience to Learning House. An esteemed educator in Kathmandu, Mr. Shalabh has written and produced Nepali TV serials, directed Nepali feature films, produced television commercials, directed documentaries and music videos, and is an active radio and TV show host. Mr. Shalabh is presently Managing Director of Everest Film Academy, a one-year course that offers students experiences in acting, directing, scriptwriting, and cinematography. 

Join Mr. Shalabh for an informative conversation on the trajectory of the Nepali film industry and learn more about the opportunities available for established and upcoming artists. This event is free to attend. 

Aug
11
2:00 pm14:00

Patient Care: A Conversation with Michael Buxton

This event is specifically recommended for pre-nursing and med school students. Join Mr. Michael Buxton, a medical volunteer and world traveler who will be assisting students at Learning House. Mr. Buxton studied Business Administration at University of Colorado Boulder and has served as an EMT for Air Care International. He is currently a Product Operations Specialist for Stemgent, a leading supplier of cellular reprogramming products and research.

Aug
18
5:00 pm17:00

Talent Show

Got talent? Show us! You'll have five minutes to perform, dance, sing, tell a story, or make your audience laugh. A panel of judges will decide the winner and first and second runner-ups. Prizes will be awarded to all winners. Register in advance by sending us a Facebook message or visiting our office. Contestant fee: 200NPR per performer.


Jul
21
2:00 pm14:00

Game Night

Playing games can improve your English! Don't believe us? Join us for an afternoon of board games and fun.

Jul
14
8:30 am08:30

Tips for visa interviews: A webinar with SUNY Plattsburg

Join Mr. Evan C. Bowker, International Admissions Assistant at SUNY Plattsburgh in New York (U.S.A.) for a webinar on the student visa process. Mr. Bowker will be joined by a student assistant, and the two will discuss common confusions about the American student visa interview and tips for success.

All are welcome to attend. Webinar will begin promptly at 8:30AM.

 

Jul
7
2:00 pm14:00

USA Advising + [post] July 4 celebration

The 4th of July marks Independence Day, the day when American Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. It's a pretty big holiday in the United States, and we will have our own celebration here in Pokhara. This is a perfect time to get your questions answered about America and how to apply for higher education abroad. We are happy to help.

Jun
30
3:00 pm15:00

Movie Night

Watching films is a fun way to pick up new English phrases and work on your listening skills. Bring a friend! This event is free to attend. 

Jun
23
2:00 pm14:00

Conversation Hour

To get better at ANYTHING, you need to practice. Practice your English conversation skills in a friendly, fun environment. Our facilitators are here to help you gain confidence answering and asking questions. All are welcome to attend. 

Jun
23
12:00 pm12:00

IELTS Reading Practice

The IELTS reading section is difficult to master. You'll need to learn skimming and scanning skills and be able to effectively paraphrase passages and questions. Practice using a timed test and a sample answer sheet. Advance registration not necessary. Cost: 200NPR per person.

Jun
16
2:00 pm14:00

English Conversation Practice

Improve your English conversation skills in a friendly environment with facilitators and friends. We aim to help you build confidence and improve your ability to converse in formal and informal settings. This event is free to attend. 

Jun
9
2:00 pm14:00

Free IELTS class

Join us for a free class outlining the speaking section of the IELTS exam. Our teacher will help ease your anxieties and provide tips for the three different sections of the IELTS English language interview. All are welcome to attend.

Jun
2
5:00 pm17:00

Music Night

Your favorite event is BACK. Bring your guitar, bring your friends, bring your best song and get ready to jam.

May
27
9:00 am09:00

EDUCATION DAY

Much anticipated all-day event with advisors from the US Embassy, USEF and more. Learn about Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs in America and hear from specialists on hot topics such as scholarships, F1 Visa information and application guidance. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and receive one-on-one advice, speak to Nepalis who have studied in America, and meet counselors from the Embassy. Conversation stations will be set up for English practice, and a special guest will perform midday. All are welcome to attend this free event at Dubarthok Banquet Hall in Samsung Galli, Pokhara. 

May
19
3:00 pm15:00

Art Club

Come create with us! Art and craft stations for all. This event is free to attend. 

May
5
2:00 pm14:00

Photography Fundamentals: Skills workshop with Rob Thomas

Join visiting photographer Rob Thomas for a practical workshop on photography fundamentals. Bring your cameras! Mr. Thomas (M.A. Photography, Bolton University) will be leading participants in exercises designed to improve photography skills. This workshop is free to attend. Advance registration required; please email learninghousenepal@gmail.com to reserve your spot. 

May
5
10:30 am10:30

The Business of Photography with Rob Thomas

Turn hobby into business with visiting guest Rob Thomas! Learn about the business side of photography and how to make freelancing work for you. Mr. Thomas completed his M.A. in Photography at Bolton University. All are welcome to attend this free event. 

Apr
28
11:00 am11:00

IELTS Mock Test: Writing Section

How do you get a higher IELTS score? Practice! Improve your writing with a timed sample test and feedback from one of our instructors.

All are welcome, contact our office with questions. Cost: 100NPR

Apr
21
2:00 pm14:00

How to write a "Statement of Purpose"

The statement of purpose is one of the most important parts of your university application. Learn what you need to include and how to showcase your unique talents and skills. With an essay that is clear and organized, you'll be admitted into the college of your choosing. 

This workshop will include tips and time to work on your essays with individual feedback from the instructor. All are welcome. Cost: 100NPR per attendee. 

Apr
7
11:00 am11:00

IELTS Mock Test: Reading Section

To master the IELTS reading section, you must practice. Mock tests help you manage time and improve your score. You will have 60 minutes to complete three reading sections.

Contact our office with questions and to register. You don't need to be a current student of Learning House to participate, all are welcome. Cost: 100NPR per exam.

Mar
31
3:00 pm15:00

Movie Night

Watching movies is a fun way to learn English. All are welcome to attend. Free admission.

Mar
11
9:00 am09:00

Education Day

An all-day event with advisors from the US Embassy, USEF and more. Learn about Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs in America and hear from specialists on hot topics such as scholarships, F1 Visa information and application guidance. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and receive one-on-one advice, speak to Nepalis who have studied in America, and meet counselors from the Embassy. Conversation stations will be set up for English practice, and a special guest will perform midday. All are welcome to attend this free event at Dubarthok Banquet Hall in Samsung Galli. 

Feb
24
11:00 am11:00

IELTS Listening Practice

Practice before your exam! Listen to sample IELTS recordings and write your responses on the answer sheet provided. You'll be given the correct answers so you can review your performance.

Cost: 100NPR per exam.

Feb
17
2:00 pm14:00

Art Club

Art and craft stations for all ages. Create something beautiful to bring home. All are welcome. Cost: 100NPR per attendee.

Feb
10
2:00 pm14:00

What to expect at your U.S. Visa Embassy Interview

Learn how to prepare and what you need to know before your F-1 visa interview. This seminar will review frequently asked questions, required paperwork, and the steps required to register for your appointment.

Note: this event will address student visas only. Please register online at http://bit.ly/learninghousevisahelp. Cost: 200NPR per attendee.

Feb
3
12:00 pm12:00

IELTS Reading Practice

Improve your score on the IELTS exam! Complete three sample reading sections in 60 minutes. Answers will be posted so you can score your performance.

Contact our office with questions. All are welcome. Cost: 100NPR per exam.

Feb
1
9:30 am09:30

Mini U.S. College Fair

Meet with representatives from U.S. colleges and learn more about admissions requirements and scholarships available to students from Nepal. You'll have an opportunity to ask questions and get 1-on-1 advice regarding your school record and educational goals.

To prepare before the event, please visit the following websites:

- Furman University: a private undergraduate college in South Carolina // www.furman.edu

- Luther College: a private undergraduate college in Iowa // www.luther.edu

- SUNY Plattsburg: a public liberal arts college in New York // web.plattsburgh.edu

- University of South Dakota: a public university in South Dakota // www.usd.edu

-USEF: United States Education Foundation in Nepal // www.usefnepal.or

Jan
27
12:00 pm12:00

Conversation Hour

Practice your conversation skills with native English speakers and Nepali friends. Conversation Hour is free and open for all to attend.

Jan
20
11:30 am11:30

IELTS Writing Practice

You'll have one hour to write two IELTS responses. After your exam, leave your essays with our qualified instructors for feedback.

Cost: 100NPR per exam.