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October 2018

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class ~ level 4

Asian American Center of Frederick, 1080 W. Patrick St., #16
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

This ongoing ESL class is for adults at a high intermediate level of English proficiency who want to improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and critical thinking skills. The class meets on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Asian American Center of Frederick (AACF).  Contact AACF for more information.

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Drop-in Computer Support for Students

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

Students may come in on any Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for help with using computers.  No registration is required - just come in.  This is not a class.  It is a chance to get help with problems or get answers to questions.

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Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Monday morning

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

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 1 until November 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Computer Class ~ Beyond the Basics

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

This class will introduce word processing and other skills to students who already have some basic computer skills.  Class will meet on Monday afternoons from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., September 10 through December 10.  Registration is required - space is limited.

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Writing Class 1 – Tuesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2018

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 18 through December 4. Space is limited.  Registration…

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Conversation Class – Tuesdays in Urbana

Urbana Regional Library Senior Center, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
October 23 @ 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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Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Tuesdays

C. Burr Artz Library Computer Lab, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 6, 2018

The Tuesday 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 September 11 until November 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Computer Lab in the C. Burr Artz Library. Space is limited and registration is required.

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Pronunciation Class ~ Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

The Thursday afternoon Pronunciation Class is an eight-week 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 ~ Advanced – Wednesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

The Wednesday morning Advanced Conversation Class is a 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 12 through November 28. 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
October 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2018

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 19 through December 5. Space is limited and…

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