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November 2017

Annual Holiday Book Drive

November 1 - December 15
Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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The Literacy Council of Frederick County is again partnering with Curious Iguana and Barnes & Noble Booksellers for the benefit of Blessings in a Backpack (BIAB) to provide new books for pre K - 8th grade children.  BIAB serves 2100 children in 15 Frederick County schools who depend on school meals as their primary source of nourishment Monday - Friday by providing weekend backpacks of food. Donated books will be included in these backpacks before the winter break. While the…

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Writing Class 1 – Tuesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 21 @ 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
November 21 @ 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 – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on October 17, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on November 7, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on November 21, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 5, 2017 at 11:00am

This is a student-led 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 and break down into smaller groups to have discussions.  It is a very social time for students to get to know one another…

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Writing Class 2 – Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 22 @ 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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Conversation Class ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 23 @ 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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Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Monday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 27 @ 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
November 27 @ 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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Pronunciation Class ~ Beginning – Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 28 @ 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

The Tuesday afternoon Pronunciation Class is scheduled to be an eight-week class for beginning 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 from October 24 through December 19, from…

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Conversation Class ~ Advanced – Wednesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 29 @ 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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