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Adult Programs

All FGSH residents are welcome to attend the Adult Programs. Registration for these programs must be completed before you attend.

Adult Program Registration Form


Once registered you can attend as many of the classes that you wish. The classes are taught by a variety of educators, including faculty, (current and retired), graduate students, and students training to teach English as a second language. Attendance and participation will be rewarded at the end of each semester, through the form of certificates.

2022 Spring Schedule

  • Viruses & How Beat Them: Cells, Immunity, Vaccines: Monday 9:00 - 10:00 am
  • Speaking to a Crowded Room: Monday 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • English with Bailey:  Tuesday 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Book Club with Conner: Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Dr. Frost Leadership Class: Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Wacky English Wednesday: Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • TOEFL Prep: Thursday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Tutoring with Bailey: Friday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Class Descriptions

  • Viruses & How Beat Them: Cells, Immunity, Vaccines
    • This course will cover basic ideas of cells, how viruses infect us, how our body's immune system wages war against that, and finally how vaccines help the body to defend against the viruses. Students will not require any prior training or specific idea in biology or chemistry to understand or to enroll in this course.
  • Speaking to a Crowded Room
    • This course will cover skills useful for presentations and public speaking. Students can expect to practice presenting topics in front of peers and develop the English skills, both written and spoken, needed to succeed in presenting in an academic (or other) setting. Specific skills that will be used and developed in this course include speaking,
      and writing. 
  • English with Bailey
    • In this class, we will practice reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This is a great course for anyone who wants to learn more about English and American Culture! This class often goes beyond just the English language, so come ready to learn your new favorite facts!
  • Book Club with Connor
    • This course will study a selection of English fiction stories throughout the semester. Students will complete readings outside of class and come together to discuss the literature. Students can expect to talk about their own opinions of the stories as well as work through any difficult passages, words, and meanings together in class. Specific skills that will be used and developed in this course include reading, listening, and speaking.
  • Dr. Frost Leadership Class
    • This class will lead International Adults, who are part of the OSU community, to develop greater skills in Leadership. Contrary to some opinion, much of Leadership is Skill that can be developed. Leadership skills are foundational in all successful enterprises -- business, politics, science, personal friendships and even in one’s own family.
  • Wacky English Wednesdays
    • Get ready to practice your English while having a blast! We will play games, eat snacks, paint, listen to music, and have wonderful conversations. You’ll learn so much and grow in your English speaking and listening skills without even realizing it! Any English level will love this class!
  • TOEFL Prep
    • Are you wanting to take the TOEFL, but feel overwhelmed or underprepared? Then this class is for you! We will be preparing for and practicing to take the TOEFL exam. This class will practice each of the four sections of the TOEFL and will have take home practice assignments so you can continue your training during the week.
  • Tutoring with Bailey
    • For two hours every week, we will be hosting open tutoring sessions! During these two hours, come with schoolwork, questions about English, or just by yourself and get one-on-one help with your English.  
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