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Fall 2014 English Classes

Our English language classes help you develop your English language skills by learning and practicing speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Classes are small, enabling lessons to be individually designed to meet learners’ needs.

Discussions focus on workplace communication and U.S. culture. Respect for all cultures is emphasized. Tutorial support is available as needed or desired.

Beginning Level English

Tuesdays & Thursdays
October 7 to December 11, 1 to 3 p.m.
Photo Lab Bldg., Room 302

Curriculum focuses on improving learners' communication skills. Lessons are developed based on work and home needs with an emphasis on expanding vocabulary and improving students’ command of basic English grammar. — , Instructor

Intermediate Level English with Introductory Computer

Mondays & Wednesdays
October6 to December 10, 1 to 3 p.m.
Photo Lab Bldg., Room 302

This class will integrate intermediate English and beginning computer skills. In this class, you’ll continue to work on English language skills as you learn the basics of computer use. You will learn how to use MS Windows and Word to create documents, send and receive e-mail, and   explore the internet.   — Amy Brodigan, Instructor

English for Dining Commons Staff

Mondays & Wednesdays
October 6 to December 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

This class is geared specifically for employees of Berkshire and Hampshire Dining Commons. It integrates speaking and writing skills, with a particular focus on the language skills necessary for dietary workers.