Languages

Advanced ESL: Conversation and Discussions

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
End Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will discuss a wide range of topics relating to culture, customs, current events, and the world of work. In addition to general conversational skills, we will touch on pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary as needed. Come and share your thoughts and experiences as we practice listening and speaking in English

Mondays, McConnell Center Room 209

Taught by:

Ginny Stuart

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

Available Spaces: 9

American Sign Language

Tuition: $150.00 Dover Residents: $140.00

Start Date: Monday, April 6, 2020
End Date: Monday, May 18, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this class students will learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn signs for some basic words; woman, man, colors, numbers etc. They will also learn a brief history of the language and about Deaf culture. Students will be taught the basics of ASL grammar. By the conclusion of the class, students will be able to converse back and forth using American Sign Language.

Helpful to know the ASL alphabet, but not required. Recommended book “Learn American Sign Language" by James Guido, available on Amazon. Folder and materials will be included.

Mondays, McConnell Center

Taught by:

Catherine Dobroski

Catherine Dobroski is an area Educational Sign Language Interpreter. She has provided equal language access for both Deaf and hearing participants in a variety of classes and settings.

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

Available Spaces: 15

Advanced ESL: Non-Fiction Readings for Discussion & Vocabulary

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
End Date: Monday, June 1, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Read challenging non-fiction on a variety of topics.  Work on pronunciation, comprehension and vocabulary development.  Share your thoughts as we discuss major themes and questions from the text. Possible cultural topics include superstitions, materialism and status, and the social importance of physical appearance or beauty. (6 weeks)

Mondays, McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 15

Advanced ESL: Fiction & Plays

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
End Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Read challenging short stories and plays.  Work on pronunciation, comprehension and vocabulary development.  Share your thoughts as we discuss major themes and questions from the text. (7 Weeks) Childcare available for afternoon classes only; fee required.

Tuesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 15