ELL Registration Form   Credit Card Authorization

Current Schedule

Summer 2020 Session I (Weekday Courses) May 13 - June 17 

Register now to avoid being closed out!

Dig Deeper — earn an additional 2, 4, or 6 hours once per semester

Earn up to 6 hours by digging deeper into an area studied in an ELL course this semester. Choose from material specially selected to broaden and deepen knowledge. Submit a written paper which, based on guidelines, may be a reaction paper, a summary, or similar. The paper will be 1 to 4 pages, depending upon the number of hours requested. Read more information.

ELL 1049 / noncredit / $50
Instructor: Judith Lewis

*FULL* Business Speak — starts May 13 (online)

Are you eager to refine and perfect your business communication skills? This course will help you to enhance your listening skills, overcome nervous energy in workplace settings and speak with elegance, thoughtfulness and professionalism. Class discussions will cover a wide range of topics, including understanding how to improve your speaking, presentation and listening skills – all critical aspects of communicating effectively.

ELL 1039 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: Cynthia Brosnan
Wednesday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 13 – June 17 (6 sessions)

*CLOSED* Advanced English Communication for the Professional — starts May 13 (online)

Advanced students: Challenge yourself to elevate your overall English language proficiency to the high standards needed for success in a variety of professional settings. Current topics of general interest such as psychology, education, the arts, and business will form the basis for participatory activities. Final project is a written and oral presentation on a topic of personal interest.

Course focus for online delivery: receive feedback on your writing including grammar and vocabulary; improve your listening, reading, vocabulary, and general knowledge.

ELL 2060 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: Deborah Cooper
Wednesday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 13 – June 17 (6 sessions)

*CLOSED* Introduction to American Advertising — starts May 14 (online)

Advertising campaigns – the ‘make or break’ factor of marketing a product or service. Through collaborative activities, explore and practice the essentials of an effective ad campaign. Create a story board and examine the basics of a compelling ad campaign ‘pitch’ for a service or product of your choosing. Present your campaign for valuable feedback. Interactive and fun, with real-life application.

ELL 2009 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: Elsalee Flynn
Monday and Thursday, 9:30 – 11:30 am
May 14 – June 15, no class on May 25 (9 sessions)

*CLOSED* Introduction to Spanish — starts May 14 

Did you know that Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world? In this lively, interactive course, your knowledge of English will help you develop the vocabulary needed for real-world conversations in Spanish. At the end of the course, you will have the skills and knowledge to continue developing your Spanish language proficiency on your own.

ELL 1070 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: TBA
Monday and Thursday, 9:30 – 11:30 am
May 14 – June 15, no class on May 25 (9 sessions)

*CLOSED* Great Grammar and Confident Conversation — starts May 15 (online)

For intermediate-level students: Strengthen your grammar and conversation skills through a variety of stimulating activities that emphasize practical application to communication tasks, such as speaking and writing. Improve your grammar through interactive exercises that focus on challenging grammatical structures. Enhance your conversational ability and increase your vocabulary and listening comprehension through structured and open-ended activities, which may include videos, song lyrics, and both pair and group work.

ONLINE CONTENT suitable for ALL STUDENTS INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED!
Course focus for online delivery: receive individual feedback on your writing including grammar and vocabulary; improve your listening, reading, vocabulary, and general knowledge. Writing will be personal (reaction, opinion, descriptive) rather than professional.

ELL 1035 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: Olga Seham
Tuesday and Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 am
May 15 – June 16 (10 sessions)

Summer 2020 Session I (Weekend Courses) May 16 - June 28 

Register now to avoid being closed out!

Dig Deeper — earn an additional 2, 4, or 6 hours once per semester

Earn up to 6 hours by digging deeper into an area studied in an ELL course this semester. Choose from material specially selected to broaden and deepen knowledge. Submit a written paper which, based on guidelines, may be a reaction paper, a summary, or similar. The paper will be 1 to 4 pages, depending upon the number of hours requested. Read more information.

ELL 1049 / noncredit / $50
Instructor: Judith Lewis

*FULL* Business English: Financial Fitness — starts May 16 (online)

Do you know where your money goes every month? Understand basic finances and money management, which are important to your personal well-being and career. Explore budgeting, savings and debt, credit card pros and cons, and basic stock market concepts in this interactive course, which focuses on what you must know to make smart financial choices to achieve your personal and career goals.

ELL 2030 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $265 (30-hour section), $345 (40-hour section)
Instructor: Laura Katen
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 16 – 17 (2 sessions)

*CLOSED* Millennials: A Unique Generation — starts May 30 (online)

Explore key cross-generational differences that make millennials unique. Examine and discuss areas such as the role of women, technology, priorities/goals, work/life balance, external pressures, and generational expectations. Look to your future as we delve into pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success. As a millennial, bring your unique personal and cultural perspective to this lively topical course!

ELL 2012 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $265 (30-hour section), $345 (40-hour section)
Instructor: Darren Hamilton
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 30 – 31 (2 sessions)

*CLOSED* Organizing for Productivity: All the Sorted Details — starts June 27 (online)

Ever wonder where your day has gone? Do you feel like you’re working really hard with little result? Do you spend too much time searching through clutter? In this class you will gain a solid foundation in basic organizing theory. Learn core concepts behind categorizing, sorting, purging, and the fundamentals of time management, space, and digital organization for optimum productivity.

ELL 2008 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $265 (30-hour section), $345 (40-hour section)
Instructor: Elsalee Flynn
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
June 27 – 28 (2 sessions)


Summer 2020 Session II (Weekday Courses) July 6 - August 7

Register now to avoid being closed out!

Dig Deeper — earn an additional 2, 4, or 6 hours once per semester (online)

Earn up to 6 hours by digging deeper into an area studied in an ELL course this semester. Choose from material specially selected to broaden and deepen knowledge. Submit a written paper which, based on guidelines, may be a reaction paper, a summary, or similar. The paper will be 1 to 4 pages, depending upon the number of hours requested. Read more information.

ELL 1049 / noncredit / $50
Instructor: Judith Lewis

Academic Writing — starts July 6 (online)

Develop clarity, correctness, and variety of style in written English through interactive peer activities and writing exercises. Improve structure of sentences, paragraphs, and essays as appropriate to level of proficiency. English language writing assessment administered prior to the start of class. Active participation and completion of assigned homework is required.

ELL 2055 / noncredit / $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: TBA
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11:10 am – 12:40 pm
July 6 – August 6 (15 sessions)

Oral Communication — starts July 6  

Increase confidence, fluency, and comprehension in speaking and listening skills. Pair work, small group activities, and individual student presentations are employed in this intermediate level interactive class. Assessment of spoken English administered prior to the start of the course. Active participation and completion of assigned homework is required.

ELL 2041 / noncredit /  $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: TBA
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:30 – 11:00 am
July 6 – August 6 (15 sessions)
Location: TBA

Vocabulary Development — starts July 7 

Increase social and academic vocabulary including idiomatic expressions through the use of activities and materials that present vocabulary in context. Expectations include keeping a vocabulary notebook and active participation in classroom activities. Completion of assigned homework is required. Assessment of reading comprehension and vocabulary administered prior to class start.

ELL 2042 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: TBA
Tuesday and Friday, 9:30 – 11:00 am
July 7 – August 7 (10 sessions)

Grammar — starts July 7 

Develop grammatical skills to communicate with clarity of expression in both oral and written communication. Practice proper grammatical structure in individual, pair and small group work. Improve all language skills through interactive reading, writing, and speaking exercises. Assessment of English language grammar proficiency administered prior to class start. Active participation and completion of assigned homework is required.

ELL 2056 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $216 (24-hour section)
Instructor: TBA
Tuesday and Friday, 11:10 am – 12:40 pm
July 7 – August 7 (10 sessions)

Summer 2020 Session II (Weekend Courses) July 11 - 12

Register now to avoid being closed out!

Dig Deeper — earn an additional 2, 4, or 6 hours once per semester

Earn up to 6 hours by digging deeper into an area studied in an ELL course this semester. Choose from material specially selected to broaden and deepen knowledge. Submit a written paper which, based on guidelines, may be a reaction paper, a summary, or similar. The paper will be 1 to 4 pages, depending upon the number of hours requested. Read more information.

ELL 1049 / noncredit / $50
Instructor: Judith Lewis

Vision Board: Seeing is Believing — starts July 11 (online)

Set and create an inspirational picture of your goals through the creation of a Vision Board. Examine the research behind how setting, writing, and seeing tangible goals can expedite their achievement. Verbalize, organize, and visualize your short-term and long-term goals. Be guided through the process of creating your own Vision Board to keep, inspire, and grow with. Some materials required.

ELL 1065 / noncredit / $180 (20-hour section), $265 (30-hour section), $345 (40-hour section)
Instructor: Laura Katen
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
July 11 – 12 (2 sessions)