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English as a Second Language (ESL) at Queens College

If you live and/or work in the Queens, N.Y area, District Council 37 Education Fund and Queens College (CUNY) are offering English as a Second Language program to the membership.

The program is designed to help members who are native speakers of another language improve their command of English. The classes are aimed at building skills speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

English as a Second Language: Better Pronunciation and Oral Communication
This class will focus on improving communication skills in English. Students will work on the correct pronunciation of difficult sounds in English and the proper stress and intonation in words and sentences. In addition, students will expand their vocabulary and use of idioms in English with the goal of attaining a greater level of comfort and confidence in their speaking, especially when speaking in a group setting.

English as a Second Language: Writing Skills
This class will focus on both reading comprehension and correct grammar and sentence structure in all forms of written English to include practice in writing short essays, e-mails, business letters, and reports. Readings will be incorporated as models of good writing and for vocabulary building. Emphasis will be on proper grammar, tone, and vocabulary related to the workplace, school, and community to give students confidence in both understanding various written materials and in their own writing.

English as a Second Language: English for Success
Improve your English language skills through a highly interactive, communicative online class. Practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Improve your vocabulary, pronunciation and overall communication skills.

For more information, please call (212) 815-1700.

Please click on the schedule of your choice to register.

Course Schedule:
Fall 2021
English as a Second Language – English for Success, Queens College, Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00pm, September 25th – December 4th – No Class Nov 27th, ONLINE
Deadline to apply: 9/18/21

English as a Second Language – Better Pronunciation and Oral Communication, Queens College, Tuesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm, September 21st – November 30th – No Class Nov 2nd, ONLINE
Deadline to apply: 9/14/21

English as a Second Language – Writing Skills, Queens College, Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm, September 16th – December 2nd – No Class Nov 11th and Nov 25th, ONLINE
Deadline to apply: 9/9/21

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