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October 2019

Conversation Class ~ Intermediate – Monday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 2, 2019

The Monday morning 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.  It will meet beginning September 16 through December 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Writing Class 2 ~ Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Writing Class 2 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 Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., September 17 through December 3.

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ESL Conversation Class – Urbana Senior Center ~ Thursdays

Urbana Regional Library Senior Center, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This ESL Conversation Class is 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. The class will meet on Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Urbana Senior Center in the Urbana Regional Library building.

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Pronunciation Class ~ Urbana Library – Tuesday

Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

The Tuesday morning Pronunciation Class is adults learning English.  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 from September 10 through November 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Registration…

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Writing Class 1 – Wednesday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

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 Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00pa.m. beginning September 18 through December 4. Space is limited.  Registration is required.

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Professional Development for Tutors

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Tutors, join us on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the LCFC classroom for this learning opportunity. Teaching With the Brain in Mind.  Maximizing engagement and retention to facilitate learning.

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Conversation Class ~ Advanced – Wednesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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 11 through December 18. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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Pronunciation Class – Wednesday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 13, 2019

The Wednesday afternoon Pronunciation Class is adults learning English.  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 Wednesday from September 11 through November 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Registration…

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Drop-In Restaurant English Class ~ Wednesday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 23 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

We are offering FREE weekly drop in classes for downtown restaurant kitchen staff (back of house) who want to improve their English skills for work. Much of the focus will be on improving communication skills for beginning English speakers. Vocabulary and conversations will center on the food service industry.  The class will meet on Wednesday afternoons beginning September 11 through October 30 from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.  No registration is required.  Just come in.

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ESL Civics in Frederick MD ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

This class, ESL Civics in Frederick MD, is for intermediate to advanced students.  The goal of this class is to let students practice their English language and communication skills in authentic life skills settings. Some of our lessons in the classroom will introduce vocabulary and background for history, government, culture and civic opportunities in our city and county. Other lessons will be spent out in the community visiting locations related to our topics. We will listen, talk and learn in…

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Conversation Class ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 5, 2019

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 class will meet on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., August 15 - December 5

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Beginner/Intermediate Conversation Class ~ Friday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

The Friday afternoon Conversation Class is 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.  It will meet beginning September 13 through December 13, from 2:30 -3:30 p.m.

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Beginner/Intermediate ESL Conversation Class ~ Saturdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

The Saturday afternoon Conversation Class is 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.  It will meet beginning September 7 through October 26, from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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November 2019

Tutor Training Workshop

Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Rd.
Boonsboro, MD 21713 United States
November 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Prepare to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills with two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers. Both days are required for completion. You must also attend one Volunteer Information Session or an approved alternative prior to the training.

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ESL Conversation Class – Student Led ~ 1st & 3rd Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

This is a student-led ESL conversation class.  Students meet every other week to plan the class and class strategies.  Students themselves give presentations and mini-presentations about their country of origin, first year in the United States, or anything else of interest to them.  Idioms are discussed.  We also read the newspaper News for You for practice in pronunciation.  We break down into smaller groups to have discussions.  It is a very social time for students to get to know one…

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Professional Development for Tutors

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Tutors, join us on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the LCFC classroom for this learning opportunity. In Their Words:  Using students' own words and experience to teach reading, writing, and spelling.

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December 2019

Professional Development for Tutors

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
December 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Tutors, join us on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the LCFC classroom for this learning opportunity. Let's Play Games:  Utilizing game formats to improve word recognition, spelling, and memory.

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January 2020

Tutor Training Workshop

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 1, 2020

Prepare to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills with two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers. Both days are required for completion. You must also attend one Volunteer Information Session or an approved alternative prior to the training.

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April 2020

Tutor Training Workshop

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 2, 2020

Prepare to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills with two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers. Both days are required for completion. You must also attend one Volunteer Information Session or an approved alternative prior to the training.

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