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ESOL034M Intermediate II: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Nelli Dumanskaya

Calendar Current session started Feb 11, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

Prerequisite: ESOL033M Intermediate I passing grade of a C on the Final Paragraph Exam or recommended Accuplacer Next Generation score of 210-219 in reading comprehension and sentence skills and a 2 on writing sample.  Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

This next level intermediate course is a continuation of the Intermediate I level. Students will write short essays of three paragraphs or more, using the process approach method. Writing and grammar will be focused on mastering the simple verb and sentence structures. Reading skills and vocabulary will be developed through primarily non-fiction texts. Students will integrate paragraphs with supporting details and examples from the readings into the short essays.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays (ISBN: 978-0-13-291566-3) and Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary (ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9)

 

ESOL055M Advanced Academic Essay Writing and Vocabulary

$275

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Current session started Feb 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Prerequisite: ESOL034M Intermediate 2 passing grade of a C on the Final 3 Paragraph Exam or recommended Accuplacer Next Generation score of 220-229 in reading comprehension and sentence skills and a 3 on writing sample.  Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

This advanced course is designed to facilitate the transition to college level reading and evidence-based writing. Students will use the process approach for writing a five-paragraph essay from primarily non-fiction texts, using the basic academic format (effective introduction with thesis, coherent body paragraphs supported by evidence, and conclusion.) Students will also improve their skills in reading and comprehension, grammar and mechanics, practicing a variety of verb and sentence structures necessary for college writing. This integrated reading and writing course will focus on annotation, summary, and critical response essay writing of at least 5 paragraphs.

 

ESOL050M Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation

$150

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Current session started Feb 20, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 28, 2020

 

Receive instruction and extensive practice in speaking, listening and pronunciation.  Learn grammar in the context of speaking and reading.

 

Required Textbook: Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 3  ISBN: 978-1-337-40773-1

 

 

ESOL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Carrie Anne Powell

Calendar Current session started Feb 24, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Prerequisite: Recommended Accuplacer Next Generation score of 200-209 in reading comprehension and sentence skills and a 2 on the writing sample.  Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

This first intermediate course is focused on the introduction to the process approach to writing and development of reading fluency and vocabulary. Writing and grammar activities will be integrated through basic sentence structure and paragraph organization. Emphasis will be put on gaining skills to produce a clear and well-planned paragraph through learning capitalization rules, sentence and paragraph structure, & increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbook: Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays (ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6) and Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary (ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9)

 

NCHC052M Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

$1,175

with Elizabeth Boucher

Calendar Current session started Mar 5, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

This course is 84 hours of classroom instruction. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent.

Employment of pharmacy technicians and aides is expected to increase by 25 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students have the potential to earn $13 – 20 per hour according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

Required Text:

Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician Principles and Practice 5th edition

Author:  Karen Davis AAHCA BS CPhT, Anthony Guerra

ISBN-13: 978-0323443562 or ISBN-10: 0323443567

 

NCPD12M Starting a Business in NH

$50

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Would you like to be your own boss? Do you have an idea for a business or have a hobby that you want to take to the next level? In this set of workshops, you will learn the fundamentals of starting a business. Learn the value and elements of a business plan. The workshops will be taught by subject matter experts from the community. You will learn about legal aspects of starting a business, insurance options that should be considered, business loans and record keeping.

This program is a partnership between the Small Business Development Center and Manchester Community College.

 

 

NCAT126M Basic Car Care

$75

with Marc Bellerose

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm

This course will review basic car care and maintenance to provide participants with an understanding of the following topics:

  • Safety
  •  How a Car Works
    • Engine
    • Transmission
    • Brakes
    • Steering & Suspension
  • All those dash lights and what they mean
  • Checking Fluids and Fluid Types
  • Checking Tire Condition and Changing a Flat Tire
  • Your emergency kit
  • Talking to your technician and choosing a repair facility
  • Q&A - What specifically do you want to know?

The instructor will use hands on activities to provide practice to participants. Appropriate clothing and foot wear is required, safety glasses will be provided, and please bring your car owner’s manual!

 

Book recommended, but not required:

Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care, Maintenance, and RepairMichael E. Gray and Linda E. GrayRolling Hills Publishing, 3rd Ed.Paperback Textbook ISBN 978-1-62702-001-5

NCCP354M Microsoft Excel Level II

$145

with Woody Pringle

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

Bring yourself up-to-speed with advanced Excel skills and Google Sheets – linking workbooks, managing large worksheets, using filters, creating Pivot Tables, using Logical (IF) Statements and the VLookup, Creating charts, and applying Conditional Formatting.

 This course is WIOA Certified.

WDC uses Microsoft Office training manuals from The University College Cork, Ireland for this course.





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