ESL Location Key:
|03s||BCRC||Beacon Community Resource Center, 23 West Center Street, Beacon|
|10s||DCC||Main Campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie|
|20s||NDI||Nubian Directions, 248 Main Street, Poughkeepsie|
|50s||NED||Northeast Community Center, Millerton|
|50s||ATH||Amenia Town Hall, 36B Mechanic Street, Amenia|
|80s||HVCP||Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Center, 15 Mount Ebo Road, Brewster|
|80s||PES||Pawling Elementary School, Pawling|
|82s||DES||Dover Elementary School, Dover Plains|
|90s||DS||DCC South, Hollowbrook Office Park, 31 Marshall Road, Bld 4, Wappingers Falls|
Additional cost for textbooks
ABE101 ADULT BASIC EDUCATION READING AND WRITING COURSE (48 Hours)
This course addresses educational deficiencies for adults who need remedial reading and writing instruction. It is designed for adults who are 16 and older and out of school. Students express literacy related goals, and the program helps them to achieve stated goals. This program helps prepare students for GED. Enrollment is open to all.
Call Literacy Connections of Dutchess County at (845) 452-8670.
ESL105 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: LISTENING AND READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LITERACY CONNECTIONS OF DUTCHESS COUNTY
This course is appropriate for students of any basic skill level. It is intended to address deficiencies in basic English skills of persons in the workplace or in the community. Instruction is concerned with correcting and improving basic conversation, listening, writing and reading skills.
Call (845) 452-8670 for more information or visit the LCDC office, 325 Main Street, Poughkeepsie. Walk-ins are welcome. Instructors: Literacy Connections Staff and certified tutors.
Textbooks required for all ESL levels. Assessment will be administered to determine appropriate level. Textbooks available for purchase at the DCC bookstore.
ESL100 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS
This course covers the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with particular emphasis on listening and speaking. The primary goal of this course is to teach communicative competence. This course will prepare students to use English for everyday purposes with a focus on student-generated communication. (84 - 90 Hours)
Sections 01, 11 and 25 - no class 11/28. Section 10 and 90 - no class 11/27.
Section 52, 81 and 82 - no class 10/14, 11/11 and 11/27/13.
5017 01 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 BCRC C Ruhe $20
5019 10 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 DCC V Laska $20
5023 11 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 DCC P Janney $20
5026 25 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 NDI W Hill $20
5027 50 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (S) 9/7-12/21 NEC T Meyers $20
5032 52 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (S) 9/4-12/18 ATH T Meyers $20
5035 80 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (TR) 9/10-12/19 PHS M Marmolejo $20
5039 81 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 HVCP O Christian $20
5040 82 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 PHS M Marmolejo $20
5041 90 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/19 DS A Boss $20
5042 91 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 DS C Ruhe $20
ESL114 LEARNING ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE
This course will offer students an opportunity to practice and refine their English language skills. It is geared toward the intermediate level students. Intermediate students will develop their basic English skills through vocabulary, grammar and a focus on American culture. Group discussion of literary ready, current events and everyday life will aim to improve pronunciation and overall comfort level speaking English.
Section: 25 - no class 11/27 (84 Hours); Sections 90 and 91 - no class 11/28 (90 Hours)
5044 25 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 NDI W Hill $20
5045 90 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 DS Z Klimanis $20
5046 91 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (TW) 9/5-12/18 DS Z Klimanis $20
ESL123 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL III ESL
This course will focus on emphasizing higher-level language activities such as reading with increased understanding, use of more complex vocabulary and written tasks. (60 Hours)
5043 10 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (S) 9/7-12/21 DCC W Hill $20
ESL133 CONVERSATION AND VOCABULARY ESL INTERMEDIATE
Using a wide variety of mainstream publications, such as newspapers, magazines, short stories and tabloid journals, this course will offer students a chance to practice and refine their English speaking skills. (90 Hours) No class on 11/28.
5051 10 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 DCC R Roman $20
ESL134 ESL FOR CONVERSATION
The ESL conversation class is for students who need a place to practice English conversation. The instructor will guide conversations using a variety of games, movies, and readings. As students practice their conversational skills the instructor will give them appropriate grammar corrections and suggest new vocabulary. This class is for students who already have a good understanding of English (intermediate or higher). (90 Hours)
No class 11/28.
5056 10 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/19 DCC $20
ESL151 WRITING FOR ESL STUDENTS
This course gives students the opportunity to learn, review, and practice reading and writing skills necessary for basic level functions. (84 Hours)
No class 11/28/13
5060 90 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (MW) 9/4-12/18 DS A Boss $20
ESL154 CONVERSATION AND VOCABULARY IN AMERICAN CULTURE
This is an intermediate-level class taught as an integrated skills class: Reading, writing, speaking and listening with emphasis on American culture as a theme. (58 Hours)
5284 90 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (TR) 9/5-12/17 DS $20