Languages

Advanced ESL: Introduction to Academic Writing

Tuition: $53.00 Dover Residents: $53.00

Start Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

US teachers expect you to be able to take a position on an issue or topic and support that position in a logically developed manner.  We will focus on the topic sentence, paragraphs, and construction of the five-paragraph essay that is required by many standardized admission tests such as TOEFL.

McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Advanced ESL: Real Court Cases to Discuss and Resolve

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
End Date: Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You be the judge and jury.  Read about real US court cases.  Learn law-related vocabulary.  Discuss with classmates and decide what you think is a fair decision of the case.  Then see if your decision matches what actually happened in the court.

McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Advanced ESL: Reading a Novel-"Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The relationship between immigrant parents and their children who are raised in the US is not always easy.  What do you think? Come and read and discuss this famous novel by Chinese-American author Amy Tan. Tuition includes copy of the book.

McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Advanced ESL: Academic Reading Strategies and Cultural Awareness

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Challenging readings, discussion, and vocabulary work focusing on aspects of US culture.  Topics will include social interactions, privacy, families, business, education, individualism, health/stress.

McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12