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English (ESL) Class Descriptions

 

 

ESL & English CLASS OFFERINGS & SCHEDULES

 All classes are FREE

Fall 2018 - Sept 10 - Nov 15, 2018 

 
Class Descriptions

CORE ESL
Daytime: M-Th 8:30-11:30 am  Evening:M-Th 5:30-8:30 pm
for ESL Levels Literacy through Advanced
 
Students will practice reading & writing and speaking & listening skills according to the College and Career Readiness Standards published by the US Department of Education.   
 
  
 
ENGLISH FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
Pre-requisite : for all ESL levels Intermediate  and basic computer skills
Daytime: Tue/Wed    9/11 - 11/14     9:45-11:30am
Evening:  Tue/Wed    9/11 - 11/14     6:00-8:30pm
 
Students will
  • Discuss and practice online job searching
  • Complete online job applications
  • Practice interviewing
  • Develop a basic resume and cover letter on MS Word
  • Discuss and practice networking and meeting new people
  • Explore career paths and set career goals
  • Take an online Career Assessment
  • Build vocabulary and improve language skills to achieve professional goals
  • Learn how to use online learning tools
  • Meet with a live Career Advisor
  • Attend the Ohlone Job Fair with your class! (October 10th)
  • For more information click here to download flier

    Enrollment is open until Sept 25th

 

 
COLLEGE PREP WRITING AND TECHNOLOGY
Daytime (only)
M-Th 11:45am - 1:45pm (required)
T & W 9:45-11:30  (lab optional for students who have computer access at home)

Students will
  • Read, discuss and answer questions from college textbooks in literature, US History, American Government, Psychology, and pre-Algebra
  • Increase vocabulary and critical thinking skills for college level reading
  • Lean how to plan. Organize and write expository essays
  • Learn to conduct online research
  • Type essays on a google doc and MS Word and create presentations on MS PowerPoint
 
 
 

 
ENGLISH FOR HEALTH & CAREGIVER CAREERS (postponed until Winter 2019)
Reading, Writing and Technology
Daytime (only): M-Th 8:30-11:30 am