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Winter 2018 Free Immersion Course Details

The Hunter College English Department is offering free seminars for ESL-background students. Students currently enrolled in ENG 005 or ENG 002 and other ESL students from all CUNY schools (undergraduate and graduate) are all welcome to register.

FOUR-WEEK IMMERSION SEMINARS:

These sections will meet every day, Monday-Thursday, from January 2nd – January 25th, 2017 (No classes on Monday, January 15th):
Section One: Academic Speaking/Making Presentations
Meeting times: 9:30am-12:00pm
Location: 1731 HW   
Instructor: Cindy Wishengrad

Section Two: Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, and Grammar
Meeting times: 12:30pm-3:00pm
Location: 1242 HW
Instructor: Jason Schoenfeld

HOW ARE THE SEMINARS TAUGHT?

The classes are workshop-based and offer plenty of chances for students to practice new language and vocabulary.Class activities in all of the courses vary between full group lectures and demonstrations, partner activities, and group project work. Instructors bring in a variety of materials from newspapers, magazines, and other print/online sources as well as use videos to introduce new vocabulary and ideas.There will also be one class trip to a museum or cultural place of interest.

HOW CAN I SIGN UP?

Students can register for one or both sections with Anna DeVita in person in room 1211HW, through email at adevita@hunter.cuny.edu or at 212-772-4245. There is a 16-person limit for each seminar. Registration begins Monday, November 20.

For more information about these seminars or other ESL resources at Hunter College, contact ESL Program Coordinator, Cindy Wishengrad, at cwisheng@hunter.cuny.edu.

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