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Summer 2017 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 proficient 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 June 5th – June 29th, 2017:
Section One: Writing and Reading
Meeting times: 9:30am-11:30pm
Location: 1731 HW   
Instructor: Cindy Wishengrad

Section Two: Writing and Reading
Meeting times: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Location: 1242 HW
Instructor: Jason Schoenfeld

FOUR-WEEK SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINARS:

These sections will meet twice a week from June 5th – June 29th, 2017.
Section Three: Vocabulary and Idioms
Meeting times: M,W; 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1242 HW
Instructor: Jason Schoenfeld

Section Four: Asian American Communities of NYC
Meeting times: T,TH; 3:00-5:00pm
Location: 1242 HW
Instructor: Linh An

Section Five: Language Skills for Teacher Education Students
Meeting times: M,W; 2:00-4:00pm
Location: 1731 HW
Instructor: Cindy Wishengrad

Section Six: Language Skills for Nursing Students
Meeting times: T,TH; 3:00-5:00pm
Location: 1731 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 readings 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 all 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.

For more information about these seminars or other ESL resources at Hunter College, contact ESL Program Coordinator, Paul McPherron, at pm39@hunter.cuny.edu or 212-772-5201.

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