FALL 2021 ESOL PROGRAM INFORMATION

Monday, September 13 -Thursday, January 27

Free Online ESOL Program: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Rian’s ESOL classes are online and free*.  In each online ESOL course, students can develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in North American English. *There may be a textbook or workbook fee

In this class, students with beginner English proficiency develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in North American English. This class is fun, playful, and interactive, and students practice new grammar and vocabulary through communication in class, and homework online. This class is on Zoom, and uses WhatsApp and Google Classroom.

Tuesday/ Thursday 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. with Rebecca Hale, Director of Education Services

In this class, students with high beginner English proficiency develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills North American English. This class is fun, playful, and interactive, and students practice new grammar and vocabulary through communication in class, and homework online. This class is on Zoom, and uses WhatsApp and/ or Google Classroom.

Monday/ Wednesday 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. with Erin Chubb, Associate Director of Education Services or
6 p.m.- 8 p.m. with Caitlin
O’ Toole
, Evening ESOL Instructor

In this class, students with intermediate beginner English proficiency develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in North American English. This class is fun, playful, and interactive, and students practice new grammar and vocabulary through communication in class, and homework online. This class is on Zoom, and uses WhatsApp and/ or Google Classroom.

Tuesday/ Thursday 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. with Erin Chubb, Associate Director of Education Services

Online Individual Achievement Program (IAP)

ESOL students at Rian Immigrant Center have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a tutor online to make progress toward their educational and professional goals. This work may include preparing a resume, applying to jobs, preparing for job interviews, exploring job training programs, and exploring opportunities for continuing education.

Tech Goes Home (TGH)

Fridays from 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. for 6 weeks with Erin Chubb, Associate Director of Education Services

In this online course, students will create and become skilled in Google applications, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Slides. Students will improve their typing skills on a keyboard, use job search websites for career development, write resumes and cover letters, and learn about social media and its benefits for networking. It is a 15-hour course, and if students complete the 15 hours, they will receive a free new Chromebook to keep.

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