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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.

  • (ESL) Focus on Pronunciation and Listening

    FREE SESSION — (ESL) FOCUS ON PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING (**NEW**)

    Improve your English pronunciation by practicing the 4 most important features of good pronunciation. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: March 15
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 7–8 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Instructor: Sue Stevick, sstevick@pausd.org

  • American Idioms 101

    AMERICAN IDIOMS 101

    Develop reading, listening, speaking and writing skills while becoming familiar with many useful English expressions. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 23 to May 25
    (No class: April 6.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: For intermediate high to advanced English language learners.
    Price: $166
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, swojtowicz@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • Business Communications

    BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

    This class covers the most important and the most basic communication skills needed for success in the American workplace. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: March 24 to May 19
    (No class: April 7.)
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: Intermediate to advanced English learners
    Price: $147
    Instructor: Katherine S. Barg Ed.D, kbarg@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • Current Affairs

    CURRENT AFFAIRS

    This class is ideal for students who want to improve their English skills while discussing current affairs. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 24 to May 26
    (No class: April 7.)
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: For intermediate high to advanced English language learners.
    Price: $166
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, swojtowicz@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • English Conversation

    ENGLISH CONVERSATION

    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
    (No class: April 6 and April 8.)
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

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

    No Longer Available

    SECTION A

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: March 23 to May 18
    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: March 25 to May 20
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE
    Price: $147
    No Longer Available
  • ESL Book Club

    ESL BOOK CLUB

    Join the book club and have fun developing your English skills while learning about American values. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 22 to May 24
    (No class: April 5.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: For advanced English language learners
    Price: $166
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, swojtowicz@pausd.org

  • (ESL) Focus on Pronunciation and Listening

    FOCUS ON PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING

    Speak English more clearly and confidently. Improve your listening comprehension and master the most important elements of English pronunciation! During the current Covid-19 period, these classes are being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 9 wks
    (No class: April 5 and April 8.)
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: High intermediate oral English skills (non-native speakers)
    Price: $166 (Each Section)
    Instructor: Sue Stevick, sstevick@pausd.org

    SECTION A

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 22 to May 24
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)
    Price: $166
    No Longer Available

    SECTION B

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 25 to May 27
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)
    Price: $166
  • Let's Talk!

    LET’S TALK!

    Practice your conversation skills and build confidence in speaking English. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: April 12 to May 26
    Day(s) of the week: Monday AND Wednesday
    Hour: 10 a.m.–12 noon
    Address: ONLINE CLASS (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: Intermediate high to advanced English learners
    Price: $174
    Instructor: Sharon Eshel, seshel@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • Speak Up With Confidence

    SPEAK UP WITH CONFIDENCE

    This course emphasizes practical English that is easily understood by others. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 8 wks
    Date range: March 22 to May 17
    (No class: April 5.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: Intermediate to advanced English learners
    Price: $147
    Instructor: Katherine S. Barg Ed.D, kbarg@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • US History and Culture

    US HISTORY & CULTURE

    Improve your English skills while becoming familiar with many interesting aspects of US history and culture. During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: March 25 to May 27
    (No class: April 8.)
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE (via ZOOM)

    Quarter: Spring 2021
    Prerequisite: For intermediate high to advanced English language learners.
    Price: $166
    Instructor: Simone Wojtowicz, swojtowicz@pausd.org

    No Longer Available