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Our ESL Specialty classes are for students who need extra practice with specific skills to develop language fluency.  

A photo of students in an ESL specialty class.

Whether you need help with computer skills or with English pronunciation, the ESL Specialty classes are available to all students. These classes are recommended to help student’s get the extra practice they need to advance in their ESL Program classes or in their personal life. For most topics, there are now separate classes available for students in Beginning or Intermediate/Advanced levels.

ESL Specialty Classes We Offer Include:

  • ESL Computer Skills

    Beginning level includes the following basic skills:

    • Computer parts
    • Keyboarding
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Print Shop

    The emphasis for beginning level is to build confidence in computer use to improve English skills.

    Intermediate-Advanced level includes the following enhanced computer application tasks using:

    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
    • Print Shop
    • The Internet

    The emphasis for Intermediate-Advanced level is to build confidence in independent projects to improve English skills. Students will be actively involved in computer projects linking the academic environment with their communities.

  • ESL Pronunciation/Conversation Skills

    Designed for Intermediate to Advanced ESL learners to improve their English, this course includes:

    • Conversation practice

    Pronunciation practice   

    Coming soon:  Beginning Pronunciation/Conversation Skills

  • Reading and Writing

    These courses are designed for Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced students.

    The Reading class focuses on:

    • Comprehension
    • Vocabulary skills
    • Critical thinking skills
    • The Writing class focuses on: Sentence structure
    • Prewriting
    • Outlining
    • Drafting
    • Revising
    • Editing
  • Grammar Review

    This course has been divided into separate classes for Beginning or Intermediate/Advanced ESL Program students. Students will learn to understand grammar structures in everyday situations. They will focus on practicing grammar in:

    • oral communication
    • written communication

    Note: These courses supplement core ESL Program courses or work as stand-alone courses.

  • Vocabulary Review

    This course is divided into separate classes for Beginning or Intermediate/Advanced ESL Program students. Students will review, expand, and retain basic vocabulary words and phrases. 
    Note: These courses supplement core ESL courses or work as stand-alone courses.

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