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Advanced ESOL - English Speakers of Other Languages
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Advanced ESOL - English Speakers of Other Languages

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with MSAD60 Adult & Community Education, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This class is for those students who have mastered basic English reading and writing skills. Student placement is based on individual writing and reading assessments. Students will set short and long term academic goals that compliment clear career and employment goals to help guide this student-centered learning environment. Topics are tailored to support individual goals. Course is partially funded through an AEFLA grant. 

No charge to Maine residents

Advanced ESOL: Reading and Writing Skills

Free

with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2017 at 8 am

Learn to increase your ability to function independently to meet most survival needs and to use English in routine social and work situations. Handle work demands that require oral and written instructions.  Brush up on correct usage of English grammar and writing, as well as reading authentic materials on familiar subjects using context and word analysis skills. Students should expect to spend time online outside of class as well as preparing homework.

Beginning ESOL Literacy I

Free

with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2017 at 10 am

For newcomers to the U.S. who want to learn basic communication, beginning reading, writing and technology skills.  Students at this level will identify the sounds and letters of English and learn basic sight words with a lot of visual support and repetition.  Online practice outside of class is required. Participants may join the class at any time.

Beginning ESOL Literacy II

Free

with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2017 at 8 am

Build on basic skills to communicate in routine social situations and for immediate needs. Learn new vocabulary including common sight words and phrases to handle routine entry-level jobs and complete simple forms. Learn to answer simple questions related to personal information intended for survival situations. Students should expect to have homework to prepare for classes. Participants may join the class at any time.

Career Advising
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Career Advising

Free

with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 , runs for 22 weeks

Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start. Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals. Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more. These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education for more information.

 

Citizenship, Beginning Level
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Citizenship, Beginning Level

Free

with Moey Burchenal, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm, runs for 11 weeks
This course will prepare students to take the U.S. citizenship exam. Topics include U.S. history and government, and reading and writing vocabulary needed to pass the exam. The class is designed for students ESOL 3 and below and who have been in this country for 4 years or longer. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Civics Literacy for U. S. Citizenship
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Civics Literacy for U. S. Citizenship

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with Tami Belanger, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 3 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This class is designed using the process needed to attain citizenship in a democratic society. You will build the literacy skills needed and the knowledge required to become a U.S. citizen. Lessons include how our country was formed, important U.S. texts and governing documents. This class is funded through an AEFLA grant and may be taken more than once. 

No charge to Maine residents

Conversational English for ESOL
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Conversational English for ESOL

Free

with Mariah Bushnell, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

Conversational English for ESOL

ESOL students will practice speaking, listening and understanding everyday English conversation in many different situations, such as on the telephone, going to the doctor, and applying for a job. Students will learn and practice pronunciation of English sounds. They will practice forming spoken sentences correctly. Students will also learn how to use many resources to help them study English conversation beyond the classroom. Rolling admission is dependent upon available space. Call 892-1819 to set up an appointment for pre-testing and placement.

Instructor: Mariah Bushnell

Tues/Thurs, 9/12 – 12/21, 10:30 –AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Windham High School – Adult Education Learning Center

Fee: Free

Mariah Bushnell, an instructor with WRAE for the past two years, is passionate about the work she does with the ESOL population as well as dedicated to welcoming all her students into their new communities.





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