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Citizenship, Beginning Level
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Citizenship, Beginning Level

Free

with Mary Bloom

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm, runs for 13 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.
ELL Basic Computer
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ELL Basic Computer

Free

with Trace Salter

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Designed for ESOL level 4 students and up, this course teaches keyboarding, basic computer vocabulary, how to use Internet and email, and how to create files. 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.
ELL Basic Computer
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ELL Basic Computer

Free

with Trace Salter

Calendar Oct 31, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
Designed for ESOL level 4 students and up, this course teaches keyboarding, basic computer vocabulary, how to use Internet and email, and how to create files. 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.
English For Speakers Of Other Languages
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English For Speakers Of Other Languages

Free
Six levels of English classes are offered. Beginning levels focus on basic communication, life skills and literacy. Intermediate levels continue to focus on reading, writing and life skills. Advanced levels focus on reading, writing and grammar in academic context to prepare students for continuing education. Students must take a placement test to ensure proper placement in the classes. Appointments are offered weekly during the school year. Call 874-8155 to make an intake appointment. ESOL Beginning Literacy ESOL 1 Low Beginning ESOL 2 High Beginning ESOL 3 Low Intermediate ESOL 4 High Intermediate ESOL 5 Advanced Class times: 9:00 AM-11:15 AM 11:45 AM-2:00 PM 2:45 PM-5:00 PM 6:00 PM-8:30 PM 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.
Job Class A
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Job Class A

Free

with Bridget Kahn

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks
This intensive 130-hour course (8 weeks/19.5 hour per week) is designed for immigrants with low to intermediate English language skills that are searching for their first job in the US. Students in ESOL levels 3 and 4 will learn how to search for a job, and expand their English skills through contextualized English for the workplace with a focus on U.S. workplace culture and learn financial literacy skills. Area employers are actively engaged in the program, visiting the classroom to share information about their companies, providing mock interview practice as well as hiring students. Graduates of the program receive a certificate detailing their competency achieved for twelve employability skill standards and their attendance hours. They also receive one-on-one job search support from their teachers and job developers from participating service agencies. 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.
Job Class A
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Job Class A

Free

with Mora Katz

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 11:45 am, runs for 15 weeks
This intensive 130-hour course (7 weeks/19.5 hour per week) is designed for immigrants with low to intermediate English language skills that are searching for their first job in the US. Students in ESOL levels 3 and 4 will learn how to search for a job, and expand their English skills through contextualized English for the workplace with a focus on U.S. Workplace culture and learn financial literacy skills. Area employers are actively engaged in the program, visiting the classroom to share information about their companies, providing mock interview practice as well as hiring students. Graduates of the program receive a certificate detailing their competency achieved for twelve employability skill standards and their attendance hours. They also receive one-on-one job search support from their teachers and job developers from participating service agencies. 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.
Job Class A
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Job Class A

Free

with Bridget Kahn

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks
This intensive 130-hour course (8weeks/19.5 hour per week) is designed for immigrants with low to intermediate English language skills that are searching for their first job in the US. Students in ESOL levels 3 and 4 will learn how to search for a job, and expand their English skills through contextualized English for the workplace with a focus on U.S. Workplace culture and learn financial literacy skills. Area employers are actively engaged in the program, visiting the classroom to share information about their companies, providing mock interview practice as well as hiring students. Graduates of the program receive a certificate detailing their competency achieved for twelve employability skill standards and their attendance hours. They also receive one-on-one job search support from their teachers and job developers from participating service agencies. 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.
Job Class B
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Job Class B

Free

with Deborah Breiting

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks
This 60-hour course is designed for immigrants with a higher level of English proficiency (ESOL 5 and above) who want to advance their careers. Students will learn to apply their professional, transferable skills to the US workforce. Emphasis is on writing etiquette for the workplace. Students will prepare a professional portfolio including a resume, cover letter, a sample application form, references and well-crafted introduction. Students will learn financial literacy skills and participate in 10 hours of computer lab time focused on job search skills. 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.




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