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English Enrichment

These classes are offered for non-native speakers who have tested above our state-supported program or who wish to focus on one specific area of English. It is not necessary to take the placement test before enrolling in these classes. Please see the English as a Second Language section for free state-supported classes.

  • AMERICAN IDIOMS 101

    This class is ideal for students who want to develop their reading, listening, speaking and writing skills while becoming familiar with many useful English expressions.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 6 to June 27
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P3

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for high intermediate to advanced English language learners
    Price: $64
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, simonewojt@gmail.com

  • AMERICAN NEWS: LISTEN, SPEAK AND LEARN (**NEW**)

    Improve your listening, pronunciation, and speaking skills!

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 12 to July 5
    Day(s) of the week: Monday and Wednesday
    Hour: 9 a.m.–12 noon
    Address: Greendell Rm P4

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Intermediate English skills
    Price: $192
    Instructor: Elizabeth Bales-Stutes, ebales@pausd.org

  • BEGINNING CONVERSATION (**NEW**)

    If you are a true beginner, this is the class to take!

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 5 to June 28
    Day(s) of the week: Monday and Wednesday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P8

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of English
    Price: $128
    Instructor: Sharon Mason

  • CONVERSATION STARTER AND GRAMMAR

    This lively class will help you build confidence and overcome your fear of speaking in class and in everyday situations.

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: June 13 to July 19
    (No class: July 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday and Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 201

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for beginning level English learners
    Price: $192
    Instructor: Nilou Shokrani, niloufar.shokrani@gmail.com

  • DIVERSITY IN THE COMMUNITY

    This class is ideal for students who want to improve their English skills while exploring cultural diversity in America.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 7 to June 28
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P3

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for advanced English language learners
    Price: $64
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, simonewojt@gmail.com

  • IMPROVE LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION WITH PODCASTS (**NEW**)

    Do you want to strengthen your listening comprehension and pronunciation?

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 12 to July 5
    Day(s) of the week: Monday and Wednesday
    Hour: 12:30–3:30 p.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P4

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Advanced English skills
    Price: $192
    Instructor: Elizabeth Bales-Stutes, ebales@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • PRESENT LIKE A PRO! – ORAL PRESENTATIONS WORKSHOP
    (CLASS LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS)

    PRESENT LIKE A PRO! – ORAL PRESENTATIONS WORKSHOP will emphasize the skills needed to communicate effectively in the workplace in a variety of situations.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 5 to June 26
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6:30–9:00 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 203

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for high intermediate to advanced native English speakers
    Price: $80
    Instructor: Katherine Barg Ed.D, professorbarg@gmail.com

    No Longer Available

  • US HISTORY AND CULTURE

    This class is ideal for students who want to improve their English skills while becoming familiar with many interesting aspects of US history and culture.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 5 to June 26
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P3

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for high intermediate to advanced English language learners
    Price: $64
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, simonewojt@gmail.com

  • US PRESIDENTS

    This class is ideal for students who want to improve their English skills while becoming familiar with the most influential presidents of the United States.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 8 to June 29
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: Greendell Rm P3

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: Recommended for high intermediate to advanced English learners
    Price: $96
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, simonewojt@gmail.com