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June 2019 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 from June 3rd – June 27th, 2019:

Section 1: Critical Reading for College
Meeting times: 9:00 AM-12:00PM (Mondays through Thursdays)
Location: 1242 Hunter West
Instructor: Cindy Wishengrad

Section 2: Writing College Essays
Meeting times: 12:30PM-3:30PM (Mondays through Thursdays)
Location: 1242 Hunter West
Instructor: Jason Schoenfeld

Section 3: Academic Vocabulary Expansion and Learning Strategies
Meeting times: 3:45PM-5:45PM (Mondays and Wednesdays)
Location: 1242 Hunter West
Instructor: Cindy Wishengrad

Section 4: Advanced Grammar for Writing
Meeting times: 3:45PM-5:45PM (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Location: 1242 Hunter West
Instructor: Jason Schoenfeld

HOW ARE THE SEMINARS TAUGHT?

The classes are workshop-based and offer plenty of chances for students to practice all skills in a relaxed atmosphere.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 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 any section with Anna DeVita through email at adevita@hunter.cuny.edu. There is a 16-person limit for each seminar. Registration begins Monday, April 22nd.

For more information about these seminars or the ESL program, contact ESL Program Coordinator, Cindy Wishengrad, at cwisheng@hunter.cuny.edu.

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