All classes meet in the English Classroom at Bechtel I-Center unless otherwise noted*.
I. LEARN ENGLISH THROUGH AMERICAN HISTORY – students will practice listening, speaking and vocabulary skills by examining key events in America’s history. Please be on time
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – AMY SIMS
I!. CALIFORNIA TRAVEL AND HISTORY –find out about the places to visit for a weekend getaway or a great vacation as well as learn about the history of the location.
10:40 AM – 12:15 PM – BOB JONES
III. AMERICAN LIFE AND HUMOR –discuss current issues and lifestyles, view videos, and compare U.S. humor with humor in your country. Have fun while learning English!
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – TOM & STEFFI BUCH **ASSEMBLY ROOM
IV. AMERICAN IDIOMS AND ISSUES – presentation and practice of common idioms: reading, writing, pronunciation skills and discussion compose the class activities.
10:40 AM – 12:15 PM MARY ANN SAUNDERS
V. INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY – read-aloud stories taught in U.S. schools; improve your vocabulary & discussion skills. A small materials fee will be collected in class.
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM LORI REESER
VI. AMERICAN CUSTOMS AND INSTITUTIONS – a survey of American culture and traditions
9:00 AM- 10:30 AM KAREN SORTINO
VII. CONVERSATION AND BEYOND – a complete American English class planned by the students with the teacher. A text fee of $6 is payable in class. Please have exact amount.
10:40 AM– 12:15 PM CAROLYN KENDALL
VIII. PRACTICAL ENGLISH FOR DAILY LIVING – learn how to express yourself clearly and confidently when going shopping, eating out, making phone calls, etc
1:30- 3:00 PM DOLLY VERPLANK & PATTY BUCHANAN
IX. COMMUNICATING ACROSS CULTURES – discuss differences in national cultures tobetter understand how these differences influence everyday communication.
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM STEFFI BUCH
X. MEDIA AND THE U.S. CULTURE – learn how media, electronic and print, affects U.S. culture. Read short articles and discuss in groups.
10:40 AM – 12:15 PM MARY PAT GASPICH