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Typing Skills for ESOL Students

Free

with Bill Keller

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 at 11 am

This instructor-monitored class is designed for any ESOL student who wants to learn or improve typing skills essential for success in many other classes and in everyday life. Good typing skills also make it easier to navigate mobile devices such as tablets and cellphones. Students will learn using Typing.com, an online learning software through lessons, games, and more to take the learner from beginner to advanced in self-paced lessons done from home. Students who do not have a keyboard-based device, desktop computer, or other technology may be eligible for a loan of such while participating in this course.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Date/Time: TBD
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Reading and Writing Essentials for ESOL

Free

with Sandy Warren Carol Durkin

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students will practice reading English used in life, for work, school, and entertainment. The class will also give students practice writing English paragraphs and essays for formal correspondence and academic writing. This course is for ESOL students who tested as high advanced on the CASAS test (221 or higher).

Both Reading and Writing Essentials and Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL courses meet at the same time allowing students to interact in groups of various levels. Rolling admission. Call 207-892-1819 to set up an appointment with ABE Coordinator Cathy Giuffre-Renaud.

Instructors: Sandy Warren and Carol Durkin
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL

Free

with Sandy Warren Carol Durkin

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students will practice reading everyday English used in the community, such as newspapers, doctor’s instructions and mail. The class will also give students practice writing basic English sentences and paragraphs through letter writing, short stories and more. This course is for ESOL students who tested as high beginner to high intermediate on the CASAS test (200–220). Rolling admission.

Both Reading and Writing Essentials and Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL courses meet at the same time allowing students to interact in groups of various levels. Rolling admission. Call 207-892-1819 to set up an appointment with ABE Coordinator Cathy Giuffre-Renaud. 

Instructors: Sandy Warren and Carol Durkin
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Conversational English for ESOL

Free

with Sandy Warren Carol Durkin

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students will practice listening and speaking English for general conversation, as well as for life, work, and academic success. Students will also learn how to use resources to help them study English beyond the classroom. Rolling admission. This course will be run either in-person or online based on CDC guidance. No class 11/26.

Instructors: Sandy Warren and Carol Durkin
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Computers for ESOL

Free

with Bill Keller

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Being comfortable with technology is necessary in our personal and professional lives. This class is for students with beginner-level understanding of computers and other tools of technology. Instructor Bill Keller uses his teaching and technology expertise to help students improve their computer literacy skills and become comfortable with technology. Call the ABE Coordinator to register for this and other ESOL classes. This class will be held in-person or online based on CDC guidance. No class 11/26.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

ESOL Evenings

Free

with Sandy Warren

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This program assists students in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include preparation for the citizenship test upon request. Rolling admission. Students must meet with ABE Coordinator for registration and testing. This class will run either in-person or on-line per CDC guidance. The days and times will be the same. No classes 10/12 and 11/11.

Instructor: Sandy Warren
Mon/Wed: 9/9 - 12/16, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Math for ESOL

Free

with Jeri Blais

Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is for ESOL students who wish to improve math skills on assessments in order to make strides in their personal and professional lives. Students whose goals are to follow either college or career pathways are welcome to call ABE Coordinator to set up an appointment for registration.

Instructor: Jeri Blais
Thursdays, 9/10- 12/17, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free





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