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Manchester Community College



ESOL

ESOL055M Advanced Academic Essay Writing and Vocabulary

$275

with Nelli Dumanskaya

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 18, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

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.

Required Textbook:  

Avenues 3 English Skills, 2nd ed. Author: Lynne Gaetz ISBN: 978-2-7613-8422-3

https://www.pearsonerpi.com/en/elt/grammar/avenues-3-2nd-ed-skills-book-etext-my-elab-student-12-month-access-138422

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

ESOL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Megan Rutenbeck

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 22, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Summer ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

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, and increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

ESOL050M Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation

$150

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 13, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session

Summer ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

Receive instruction and extensive practice in speaking, listening and pronunciation.  Learn grammar in the context of speaking and reading.
The overall objective is for students to improve communication for work, school, and daily situations.

An assessment is not required, all levels are welcome!

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

This course is WIOA Certified

ESOL034M Intermediate II: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Multiple Instructors

ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

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

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

Full Course
ESOL Conversation Café - Postponed
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ESOL Conversation Café - Postponed

Free

with Carrie Anne Powell

Practice your English in an informal, conversational manner led by an instructor. Every Wednesday - 4:30 to 6:00pm. No registration necessary!

ESOL055M Advanced Academic Essay Writing and Vocabulary

$275

with CTBD Instructor

ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

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.

Required Textbook:  

Avenues 3 English Skills, 2nd ed. Author: Lynne Gaetz ISBN: 978-2-7613-8422-3

https://www.pearsonerpi.com/en/elt/grammar/avenues-3-2nd-ed-skills-book-etext-my-elab-student-12-month-access-138422

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

Full Course




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