English as a Second Language
The English as a Second Language program is designed for non-native speakers of English ages 18 plus and who are not enrolled in school
To Register: https://form.jotform.com/222295791976169
Beginning English: Remote
The Beginning English course is for those who have little to no experience using the English language. Students will practice communicating in English, and will develop basic speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. Class will cover pronunciation and vocabulary acquisition skills.
Class meets remotely: Monday and Wednesday (2x per week), 6:30-8:30 pm, begins September 19, 2022. Carol Ritchie, Instructor
All Levels English: Remote and In Person
The All Levels English course provides practice in English through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. Students will learn vocabulary and basic grammar, and increase their skills through topics that may include current events and personal interests.
Class meets remotely on Monday and in person on Wednesday (2x per week), 9:30-11:30 am, Salem High School, begins September 19, 2022. William Dean, Instructor
ESL Conversation: Remote
The ESL Conversation class is for intermediate-advanced level students who are comfortable speaking the language. Classes will focus on improving conversational ability while emphasizing listening comprehension skills, vocabulary development, common idiom usage, and practice in pronunciation.
Class meets remotely: Monday (1x per week), 5:30-7:00 pm, begins September 19, 2022. Bridget McCarthy, Instructor
Reading, Writing, and Discussion: Remote
In Reading, Writing, and Discussion, students will read about and discuss various global issues. Class discussions give students the opportunity to have conversations in English. Additionally, students will build their vocabulary, reading skills, and reading comprehension. Additionally, students will practice writing and using various grammar features.
Class meets remotely: Friday (1x per week), 9:30 am-11:30 am, begins October 7, 2022. Michelle Walsh, Instructor
Intermediate- Advanced English: In Person
The Intermediate-Advanced English course will focus on English grammar forms and structures through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. Students will listen to oral stories and dialogues to learn conversation strategies, increase vocabulary, and learn paragraph structure.
Class meets in person on Tuesday and Thursday (2x per week), 5:30-7:30 pm, Salem High School, begins September 20, 2022. Colette Gavin, Instructor.
How to Register:
2) Upon registration, you will be contacted by a staff member in the Continuing Education office to discuss the course outline, your goals, and the expectations of the course.
3) New students to the program will be asked to take a remote Reading Placement test (Part 1 and Part 2). This helps us to understand your current level and to place you in the best class.
4) Once you complete the remote Reading Placement tests, you will receive information about accessing the class.
Note: Remote testing requires Google Chrome. To download and install the latest version of the Chrome browser, go to https://www.google.com/chrome/ . The Placement test will not work on Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer.