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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.

  • CONVERSATION STARTER AND GRAMMAR

    In this lively class you will build confidence and overcome your fear of speaking in class and in everyday situations. During the current Covid-19 period, these classes are being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 8 to July 1
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday AND Thursday
    Hour: 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Summer 2021
    Prerequisite: For high beginning to intermediate English learners
    Price: $147
    Instructor: Nilou Shokrani, nshokrani@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • English Conversation

    ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS

    If you believe that effective communication is the key to success in all walks of life, then this class is for you! During the current Covid-19 period, these classes are being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 8 wks
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Summer 2021
    Prerequisite: Section (A): Beginning low to beginning high English learners; Section (B) Beginning high to intermediate English learners
    Price: $147 (Each Section)
    Instructor: Shadya Ghezal, sghezal@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

    SECTION A

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: June 1 to July 20
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)
    Price: $147
    No Longer Available

    SECTION B

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: June 3 to July 22
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)
    Price: $147
    No Longer Available
  • Speak Up With Confidence

    PERFECT YOUR CONVERSATION THROUGH GRAMMAR

    Do you want to improve your conversation while reviewing the grammar you learned but have forgotten? During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 7 to June 30
    Day(s) of the week: Monday AND Wednesday
    Hour: 10 a.m.–12 noon
    Address: ONLINE CLASS (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Summer 2021
    Prerequisite: For intermediate high to advanced English language learners
    Price: $147
    Instructor: Sharon Eshel Gloster, seshel@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • English Enrichment

    REVIEWING BASIC VERB TENSES WITH ESL LIBRARY (**NEW**)

    Get extra practice with the simple past, simple present, present continuous, and future verb tenses! During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: June 2 to July 7
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Summer 2021
    Prerequisite: Students should have completed beginning low ESL and be eligible for beginning high ESL
    Price: $132
    Instructor: Michelle Skowbo, mskowbo@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • US History and Culture

    US CULTURE AND HISTORY

    Come join a lively conversation class that can help you better understand what makes American culture unique, and how US culture and history has been shaped by immigration from cultures all over the world. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: June 8 to July 8
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday AND Thursday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: ONLINE CLASS (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Summer 2021
    Prerequisite: For Intermediate high to advanced English language learners
    Price: $138
    Instructor: Sara Ziogas, sziogas@pausd.org

    No Longer Available