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June 2019

Writing Class 3 ~ Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Writing Class 3 is a more advanced class than Writing 2. Students will review the elements of writing structurally sound sentences, clear and logical paragraphs, and then develop a 5 paragraph essay.  Students will read and discuss The Circuit by Francisco Jimenez. The class will meet on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from May 8 through June 26. Space is limited and 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
June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Professional development sessions will provide opportunities for tutors to gain expertise that will support their tutoring.  A different topic will be presented each month, and tutors will also have a chance for general discussions and to ask questions after the presentation.  The sessions will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:30 - 3:00 in the Literacy Council classroom. To reserve a seat, email staff@frederickliteracy.org or call the office at (301) 600-2066.

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ESL Beginner Class: Speaking, Reading and Writing – Level 2 ~ Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

In the ESL Beginner Level 2 class, students will learn more words, form longer sentences and questions, and use more negatives and verbs in the present, past, future and continuous tenses.  The class also meets on Mondays.  

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Conversation Class ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 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 is an ongoing class that meets on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. except for the 2nd Thursday of each month.

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

Asian American Center of Frederick, 1080 W. Patrick St., #16
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm 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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Beginner Conversation Class ~ Fridays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Beginner Conversation Class is a class for beginning adults who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English. The class will meet on Friday afternoons, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., from May 10 through July 26.

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Volunteer Information Session

Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD United States
June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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ESL Class ~ Intermediate – Mondays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

The ESL Intermediate Class incorporates reading, listening, speaking, grammar and conversation. Reading for leisure and expanding socialization through conversation will be encouraged to help students leave their comfort zone and engage outside their native community. The class will provide tools necessary to use English, rather than their native language, to engage in our society. Students must be literate in their native language and have some basic English education to participate in this class.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Online Learning Lab ~ Mondays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Students can come to the Online Learning Lab to use various online programs independently.  They can improve typing skills, reading, or vocabulary, work on GED preparation and more!  Students must have basic computer skills.  The lab will be held on Mondays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., May 6 to June 24.

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ESL Beginner Class: Speaking, Reading and Writing – Level 2 ~ Monday

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

In the ESL Beginner Level 2 class, students will learn more words, form longer sentences and questions, and use more negatives and verbs in the present, past, future and continuous tenses.  The class also meets on Wednesday.

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Writing Class 2 ~ Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 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., May 7 through June 25.

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Volunteer Information Session

Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788 United States
June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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ESL Level 1: Beginner Speaking and Reading ~ Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

In the ESL Level 1 Beginner Speaking and Reading class, students learn new words and how to form short sentences and questions.  They also learn to use negatives and verbs in the present and present continuous tense. The class will meet on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., from April 16 through June 25.

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July 2019

Volunteer Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
July 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Volunteer Information Session

Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD United States
July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Tutor Training Workshop

Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788 United States
July 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 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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August 2019

Book Club

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
August 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

Tutors and Students are invited to come to the meetings of the 2nd Book Club to read and discuss Enrique's Journey:  The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother by Sonia Nazario.  We will meet at the Literacy Council Classroom from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. on three consecutive Wednesdays on August 7th, 14th, and 21st.

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September 2019

Volunteer Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Volunteer Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Tutor Training Workshop

C. Burr Artz Library, 110 E. Patrick St.,
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 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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