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January 2018

Tutor Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves.

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Writing Class 2 – Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 4, 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 January 17 through April 4. Space is limited and…

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ESL Civics in Frederick MD ~ Intermediate/Advanced – Wednesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 2018

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 ~ Beginning

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2018

The Thursday 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 January 18, until March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Conversation Class ~ Beginning – Monday morning

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until April 2, 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 January 22 until April 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Space is limited and registration is required.

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Computer Literacy Class: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 5, 2018

This class will introduce the use of Microsoft Word to students who already have some basic computer skills.  Class will meet on Monday afternoons from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., January 15 through March 5.  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
January 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until April 3, 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 January 16 through April 3. Space is limited.  Registration…

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Conversation Class – Tuesdays in Urbana

Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
January 30 @ 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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February 2018

Tutor Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves.

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Conversation Class – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
February 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 16, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on February 6, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on February 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 6, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on April 3, 2018 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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