Want to take your intermediate English skills to the next level? If so, this is the course for you!
Don't worry if you don't know a lot of English. In these lessons, you'll review intermediate skills and build additional skills step-by-step. Fun activities and games will help you learn the English you need for real-life situations including interviewing for a job, buying a home, and taking care of your health. You'll also learn key words and phrases you can use in everyday and emergency situations. This course will teach you some important skills including how to fill out a job application, read a roadmap, and make a budget.
You'll build grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills step-by-step as you go through the course. You'll also develop strategies for reading comprehension. Additionally, you'll improve your listening skills through audio and video activities. With each lesson, you'll become more fluent, more confident, and more prepared to speak English at home, at school, or on the job.
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About The Instructor
Rob Jenkins is a professor at Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education. He has more than 16 years of teaching experience in the English language classroom and holds an MS in TESOL from California State University Fullerton. Rob is the Professional Development Coordinator for Continuing Education Programs at his institution. He is also the author of textbooks and other materials for English language learners. He has received curriculum development, professional development, and publications awards from his college and most recently was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award in 2008.
Staci Johnson has taught all levels of adult ESL, including credit, non-credit, and workplace English. She holds an MA in Linguistics with a Teaching ESL Certificate, which is supported by more than 10 years in the English language classroom. Staci has also written textbooks and other materials for English language learners. Her passions are teacher training and curriculum development, both of which she does on a continual basis.
Charletta Bowen will be your facilitator in the Discussion Areas. She is an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and has been teaching ESL for 30 years. She currently teaches advanced level students at a university in the U.S.