SUMMER CUSTOMIZED MINI-COURSES

 

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Do You want to...
 
  • Build your vocabulary?
  • Improve your reading comprehension?
  • Boost your listening comprehension?
  • Gain the confidence to have a conversation in English?
  • Master specific grammar rules?
  • Prepare for your college/university experience?
  • Polish your academic writing style?
  • Communicate about yourself and what matters to you?
  • Enhance your test taking skills?

 These courses are self-paced so that you can do them when you have time!

Select from one or more of these mini ESL courses that meet YOUR goals!

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS:

GRAMMAR

Examine individual parts of a sentence: verbs, prepositions, Adjectives, adverbs

Build whole sentences: adjective & adverb clauses, pronouns, conjunctions

$350 / 50 hours
ACADEMIC WRITING

Write using these academic styles:
Process, Problem-Solution, Opinion, Narrative, Descriptive, Cause - Effect.
Excellent combination with grammar course!


$200 / 30 hours
BOOK CLUB

Read & Discuss 2 classic children’s literature  novels, & build vocabulary.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Holes by Louis Sachar


$150 / 20 hours

*Enroll by 05/25/20 to start June 1 for full benefit

LISTENING AND SPEAKING

Improve listening skills & build vocabulary through interesting audio & video topics. Gain confidence in speaking through engaging group
discussions & reflective individual responses.


$150 / 20 hours

*Enroll by 05/25/20 to start June 1 for full benefit

BY TOPIC - WHOLE LANGUAGE
(Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking)

FUTURE

(June 1 - 12)
Share future plans & predictions
Grammar: future verbs & clauses
Writing Style: Process
Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry


$150 / 20 hours

*Enroll by 05/26/20

SOCIETY

(June 15 - July 3)
Share ideas about popular trends
Grammar: helping verbs 
Writing Style: Problem-Solution
Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry


$250 / 35 hours

* Enroll by 06/08/20

WORK

(July 13 - 17)
Share ideas about work's role in life
Grammar: phrasal verbs & prepositions
Writing Style: Opinion
Book: Holes by Louis Sachar


$100 / 15 hours

*Enroll by 07/06/20

EXPERIENCES

(July 20 - 24)
Share experiences that shape life
Grammar: comparative & superlative language
Writing Style: Narrative
Book: Holes by Louis Sachar


$100 / 15 hours

*Enroll by 07/13/20

CULTURE

(July 27 - 31)
Share intercultural understanding
Grammar: gerunds & infinitives (verbs)
Writing Style: Descriptive
Book: Holes by Louis Sachar


$100 / 15 hours

*Enroll by 07/20/20

HEALTH

(August 3 - 14)
Share ideas about health issues
Grammar: clauses
Writing Style: Cause-Effect
Book: Holes by Louis Sachar


$150 / 20 hours

*Enroll by 07/27/20