No classes will be held on Jan 19th – Martin Luther King Day & Feb, 16th – Presidents’ Day.
All classes meet in the English Classroom at Bechtel I-Center unless otherwise noted*.
I. LEARN ENGLISH THROUGH AMERICAN HISTORY –students will practice listening, speaking and vocabulary skills by examining key events in America's History. Please be on time.
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM – AMY SIMS- -ENGLISH CLASSROOM
II. CALIFORNIA TRAVEL AND HISTORY – find out about the places to visit for a weekend getaway or a great vacation as well as learn about the history of the location.
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM – BOB JONES - - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
III. PRACTICAL ENGLISH FOR DAILY LIVING – learn how to express yourself clearly and confidently when going shopping, eating out, making phone calls, etc.
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – PATTY BUCHANAN- - ASSEMBLY ROOM
IV. AMERICAN LIFE AND HUMOR – discuss current issues and lifestyles, view videos, and compare U.S. humor with humor in your country. Have fun while learning English!
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – TOM & STEFFI BUCH- - ASSEMBLY ROOM
V. AMERICAN IDIOMS AND ISSUES– presentation and practice of common idioms: reading, writing, pronunciation skills and discussion compose the class activities.
10:40 AM – 12:15 PM MARY ANN SAUNDERS- - ASSEMBLY ROOM
VI. INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY – read-aloud stories taught in U.S. schools; improve your vocabulary & discussion skills. A small materials fee will be collected in class.
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM – LORI REESER- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
VII. AMERICAN CUSTOMS AND INSTITUTIONS – a survey of American culture and traditions.
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM – KAREN SORTINO- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
VIII. INTENSIVE ORAL ENGLISH 101- improve your pronunciation and vocabulary skills, through practice at home and speeches in class. Homework is required.
A $6 syllabus fee is collected in class.
10:40 AM - 12:30 PM – CAROLYN KENDALL- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
IX. INTENSIVE ORAL ENGLISH 102- open to students who have completed the above class or go to the class for an interview with the instructor. A $6 syllabus fee will be collected in class.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – CAROLYN KENDALL- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
X. COMMUNICATING ACROSS CULTURES – discuss differences in national cultures to better understand how these differences influence everyday communication.
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – STEFFI BUCH- - ENGLISH CLASSROOMM
XI. MEDIA AND THE U.S. CULTURE – learn how media, electronic and print, affects U.S. culture. Read short articles and discuss in groups.
10:40 AM – 12:15 PM –MARY PAT GASPICH- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM
XII. WRITING CLEAR ENGLISH –an opportunity to improve your writing skills. Students are encouraged to work on their personal projects in class. Homework is required.
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM –JESSE GILLISPIE- - ENGLISH CLASSROOM