• ESL Classes
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    ESL Orientation & Registration 2019
     
    Please be on time. Registration and testing take about 2 hours to complete.  No students will be allowed to enter after 9:15am or after 12:45pm.
     
    ESL Teachers
    Teacher Room Classes  
    Linda O'Donnell 102
    Level 1/2

     
    Julie Williams 103
    Level 3/4

     
    Amy Stewart 140


    TOEFL/Beg Lit/ETG Hospitality Careers Microsoft Office

     

     More parking is available in the back of the building, but you must use the front door to enter.

    Classes for new students start January 9

    Tuesday, January 29…9:00 am

    Thursday, January 31…12:30 pm

    Wednesday, February 12…9:00 am

    Thursday, February 14…12:30 pm

    Classes start February 19

    Tuesday, March 5…9:00 am

    Thursday, March 7…12:30 pm

    Tuesday, April 2…9:00 am

    Thursday, April 4…12:30 pm

    Classes start the week of April 8

    Tuesday, April 23…9:00 am

    Thursday, April 25…12:30 pm

    Tuesday, May 21…9:00 am

    Thursday, May 23…12:30 pm

    Classes start June 3


    MCCSC Adult ESL Class Descriptions –  2018-2019

    Level 1 (Low Beginning): This class is for students at the most basic level of English. They will learn the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills needed to conduct routine business, make new friends, and interact with people in the community on a daily basis.

    Level 2 (High Beginning): Students in this class have already learned the basics of English and are ready to improve their skills. This course will build on the grammar from Level 1. The curriculum includes readings in biography, world cultures, and American culture, and will provide many opportunities for conversation.

    Level 3 (Intermediate): Intended for students who have studied English in the past. The main focus will be on improving grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, paragraph-level writing skills. Development of speaking and the skills needed to understand fast, modern English will also be emphasized.

     Level 4 (High Intermediate/Advanced): Designed for students who already have a good understanding of English grammar and reading and are ready to build their skills and confidence in conversation, making presentations, advanced vocabulary, essay writing, and academic listening to prepare for college and career success.

     English for Specific Purposes - Levels 2-4

    Workplace English/Servsafe: This class will include practice in the vocabulary and communication skills needed to work in a variety of jobs. Students will also have the opportunity to learn the vocabulary and skills that will help them obtain a Servsafe certificate.

    Level 4 Business English: In this course, students will improve their English communication skills while learning principals of small business management, entrepreneurial skills, civic rights and responsibilities, and workforce preparation concepts.

    Citizenship: This class will cover the information, vocabulary, and skills needed to pass the American citizenship exam. Topics will include American history, American culture, and American government.

    English for Specific Purposes - Levels 3-5

    Microsoft Office Certifications for English Learners: This class will prepare students to obtain certifications in Microsoft Office programs such as Word or Excel. At the same time, it will provide ESL instruction focusing on vocabulary development, writing skills, and reading academic texts.

    Level 4 Business English: In this course, students will improve their English communication skills while learning principals of small business management, entrepreneurial skills, civic rights and responsibilities, and workforce preparation concepts.

    Level 5 Parenting & Childcare: Students will understand the aspects of child growth and development, positive guidance techniques, and child-related issues.  The literacy component will be improving students’ reading, writing, and comprehension skills in English.

    Hospitality Careers for English Learners: Working directly with a local hotel, this class will prepare students to earn certificates in the hospitality industry, allowing them to gain employment. Students will also be studying the skills needed to improve their English, including academic reading, listening, and speaking.

    English to Go:  This class is designed for students who cannot come to school regularly because of work or family needs. Students will meet with their teacher and classmates only one day a week to discuss and review homework assignments. Students should plan on an average of 6 hours of reading, writing, and listening homework per week.