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September 2017

Writing Class 1 – Tuesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 5, 2017

In Writing 1 students will review basic points of grammar and learn to write complete structurally sound sentences.  They will also be able to write cogent paragraphs on specific topics.  They will be able to edit paragraphs for basic grammar errors.  They will also be able to read paragraphs and distinguish the main idea of the paragraph. This class will meet each Tuesday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. beginning September 12 through December 5. Space is limited.  Registration…

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Conversation Class – Tuesdays in Urbana

Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

This Conversation Class is an ongoing class for adults of all ages who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English.  We have conversations about many subjects - holidays, food, travels, family, current events and more.  This is an ongoing class that meets on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Urbana Senior Center in the Urbana Regional Library building.

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Pronunciation Class – Tuesday afternoons

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 26 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2017

The Tuesday afternoon Pronunciation Class is scheduled to be a ten-week class for intermediate/advanced English students.  We will focus on the sounds and other aspects of spoken English (stress, intonation, etc.) which are most problematic for the students participating in the class.  The goal of the class is for the students to improve their ability to understand spoken English and to clearly express themselves when speaking in English. The class will meet each Tuesday through October 17, from 2:15 p.m. to…

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Conversation Class ~ Advanced – Wednesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

The Wednesday morning Advanced Conversation Class is an ongoing class for adults who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English.  We have conversations about many subjects - holidays, food, travels, family, current events and more.  The class will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. each Wednesday, September 6 through November 8. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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Writing Class 2 – Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

This is a more advanced course than Writing 1.  Students will be asked to write paragraphs using a cogent argument and persuasive language.  They will continue to learn basic grammar and edit paragraphs for grammar errors and error in the structure of a paragraph.  They will read paragraphs and discuss main ideas and the value of supporting materials. The class will meet on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from September 13 through December 6.  Space is limited and…

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Pronunciation Class – Thursday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

The Thursday morning Pronunciation Class is an ongoing class for intermediate/advanced English students.  We focus on American English pronunciation –- learning to distinguish between different sounds when listening and learning to correctly pronounce the sounds in speech.  We also address other aspects of spoken English, including stress and intonation.  The class includes a lot of opportunities for practicing both listening and speaking, with the goal of improving the students’ understanding of spoken English and their ability to clearly express themselves…

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Conversation Class ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2017

This conversation class is for intermediate to advanced students.  We talk...hold conversations on any subject such as one's favorite holiday, food, travels, family and so much more.  The only qualification to joining is one we all have...talking.  There is no pressure to read, give a speech...just converse and get to know one another.  This is an ongoing class that meets each Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Tutor Training Workshop – Day 1 of 2

Literacy Council of Washington County, Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
September 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers will prepare you to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills. Both days are required for certification. Attendance at one Tutor Information Session prior to the training is also required.

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October 2017

Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Monday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

The Monday morning Conversation Class is a class for beginning adults who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English.  We have conversations about many subjects - holidays, food, travels, family, current events and more.  It will meet beginning October 2 until November 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Computer Skills Class ~ Beginning – Mondays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

This class teaches basic computer skills for beginners.  It is a 9 week class and will meet each Monday between October 2 and November 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

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