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English Learners of Other Languages (ELL) Levels 4-6
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English Learners of Other Languages (ELL) Levels 4-6

Free

with Sam Smithwick, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 17 weeks
These classes provide a wide variety of educational options needed to learn English. Students can develop skills necessary to be able to train for new job skills, or transition to college-level courses. Our experienced instructors appreciate ethnic diversity, and cultivate multicultural exchanges in the classrooms. The tuition-free program invites students who may have never been to school, or who may have some high school level education or less. For more information, call (207) 282-6511.

Reading Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and the ability to engage in critical analysis. An emphasis is placed on developing vocabulary and improving reading speed. Assignments introduce students to college level textbooks, outlining strategies, and critical researching skills.

Number Skills for College

$10

with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.

 

Writing Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course will cover the grammar and writing skills that are required for success in college level courses. If you feel that you simply need a brush-up before attending college or need to improve your secores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course practical and useful.

 

Adult Basic Education English (ABE)
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Adult Basic Education English (ABE)

Free

with Sam Smithwick, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 7, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Whether pursuing a diploma or just “brushing up” on English related skills, this class has something for you. Practice your reading comprehension skills and enhance your writing. Review the parts of speech or prepare for college entrance exams. This course provides individualized and small group instruction in grammar, reading, and spelling. You can learn without embarrassment.

Adult Basic Education Math (ABE)
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Adult Basic Education Math (ABE)

Free

with Sam Smithwick, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 7, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Receive supplemental practice along with alternate explanations in order to understand a variety of mathematical topics at a deeper level. Work independently or with peers to complete assigned tasks and improve skills.

Preparation for U.S. Citizenship Exam

Free

with Tony Squillacioti, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 22 weeks

Enroll anytime! Call 207-439-5896 for details.

Prepare to take the exam.

HiSET 101

Free

with Heather Toth, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Get started in the HiSET® Program by attending our orientation for new students. Orientation will provide an overview of the HiSET® process and guide participants through intake, assessment, and pre-testing. Workshops on college and career planning, financial literacy, and technology skills (all essential skills for success at college and in the workplace) will be provided. Attendance at orientation classes is mandatory. At the end of orientation, students will be referred to final HiSET® testing or scheduled for additional academic help.

Students must present a valid photo id and social security card at the first class.

Classes begin every 4 weeks --- call 474-7553 to schedule your orientation.

 

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