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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 Fall Schedule

  • English with Bailey: Mondays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Book Club: Tuesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Craft Class: Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • TOEFL Preparation: Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • English with Ryleigh: Thursdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Conversations: Thursdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Speaking to a Crowded Room: Fridays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Tutoring: Fridays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Class Descriptions

  • English with Bailey: Mondays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • 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: Tuesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • 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 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. 
  • Craft Class: Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • In this class, we will work on arts and crafts. We will learn how to paint many different scenes, create jewelry, do needlework, and many other fun crafts! Come ready to create something beautiful, make lots of friends, and practice your English conversation skills! 
  • TOEFL Preparation: Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • 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 taking the TOEFL exam. This class will practice each of the four sections of the TOEFL and will have taken home practice assignments so you can continue your training during the week. 
  • English with Ryleigh: Thursdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Come join us to practice your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. We will improve overall English skills by teaching the language through all forms of communication.
  • Conversations: Thursdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • This course will be a combination of both structure and conversation practice. You will have a different conversation topic to discuss every week. 
  • Speaking to a Crowded Room: Fridays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • 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, listening, and writing. 
  • Tutoring: Fridays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    • 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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