INTENSIVE ENGLISHfor MIDDLE and HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Office of Continuing Education
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pmAges: 11 - 18
June 5 - July 14, 2017
This six-week full day
program is designed to enrich international and domestic learners’
experience with the English language and American history and culture.
Learning activities will focus on reading and listening comprehension,
grammar and writing skills, and conversation skills. Students will learn
American idioms as well as often used idioms from other languages.
Learning activities will also include cultural and historical highlights
for the United States and around the world. Upper level students will
have an opportunity to work on a college essay and or a personal
How will we do this?
culturally and linguistically competent teachers will provide dynamic
and interactive learning opportunities to facilitate acclimation and
acculturation, and the production of quality comprehensible spoken
English. Students will learn the rigors of good grammar so that written
production will not only be fluent, but correct. International students
who have had more exposure to English will work in small groups to
enhance their production and comprehension. Domestic and international
students will each receive and work with an electronic version of the New York Times every day.
The objective for this Intensive English Program
is to provide a nurturing and culturally competent environment in which
middle and high school students can interact, acclimate, and practice.
An initial assessment will facilitate curricular adjustments to individual student needs.
students’ progress throughout the 6 weeks, it is entirely possible that
they can be moved up from one level to another. If need be, students
can also be moved back if their production doesn’t improve.
A follow up assessment will be done at the end to document efficacy and improvement.
goal is to empower middle and high school students to communicate
comfortably and readily, to understand and be understood, and to
acclimate themselves in a well-rounded way to academic and workplace
culture and language. Students will have a solid understanding of their
ability to handle either post secondary or workforce pursuits.
Dr. Monica Hayes 850-561-2931 firstname.lastname@example.org
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