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June 2018

Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Monday morning

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until April 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until July 9, 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 April 23 until July 9, 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
June 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 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 Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. from May 8 through June 26. Space is limited and…

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Conversation Class – Tuesdays in Urbana

Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
June 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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Writing Class 3 – Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
June 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

This is a more advanced class than Writing 2.  Students will write clear and logical argument, process, cause and effect, and narrative paragraphs.  Students will write one 5 paragraph essay using rules of grammar, syntax, and sentence structure.  Students will read and discuss Tuck Everlasting and be able to write down the main idea of the story in their own words. The class will meet on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from May 9 through June 27. Space…

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Book Club

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

For this class, students will read The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande and Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine.  We will discuss the main points of the stories over a period of 2 weeks for each book through careful textual study.  We will review character, plot, themes and the main idea of each story.  Students will be asked to keep a reading journal. The class will meet on four Wednesdays - June 27, July 11,…

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Conversation Class ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Thursdays

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

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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July 2018

Tutor Chat

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
July 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2018

A Tutor Coordinator is available on the third Wednesday of the month from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. if you would like to stop by to discuss anything related to your tutoring efforts. This is completely informal, but please let us know ahead of time, by phone at (301) 600-2066 or email at staff@frederickliteracy.org, that you are planning to come in.

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August 2018

Parent and Child Beginning English Conversation Class and Playgroup – Wednesdays

C. Burr Artz Library, 110 E. Patrick St.,
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

 Meet other parents of children ages birth - 5 and share conversation and current events topics.  Children will be busy with stories and activities while parents practice conversational English skills with other adults.  This series is made possible by a partnership between Frederick County Public Libraries and the Literacy Council of Frederick County and will be held at the C. Burr Artz Library on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on August 1, 8, 15 and 22.

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September 2018

Tutor Training Workshop

C. Burr Artz Library, 110 E. Patrick St.,
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
September 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00am

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 or an approved alternative prior to the training is also required.

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Tutor Training Workshop

Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Rd.
Boonsboro, MD 21713 United States
September 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 9:00am

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 or an approved alternative prior to the training is also required.

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