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IMPROVING YOUR CONVERSATION SKILLS

Learn to communicate more effectively in personal and professional settings. You will enhance your listening skills through in-class discussions and small-group exercises. The course gives you the tools to increase your interpersonal communication skills in a variety of contexts—from knowing how to conduct yourself on job interviews to expressing yourself professionally and communicating better with co-workers. You must be fluent in English to benefit from this course.

$300, (including parking) 25 hours, 2.5 CEUs

10 Sat, January 25 – April 5

 (no class March 8)
9 – 11:30 a.m.
Boca Raton Campus
#ICS12514

 

 10 Sat, May 10 – July 19

 (no class July 8)
9 – 11:30 a.m.
Boca Raton Campus
#IC5514

 

 GRAMMAR FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS

Learn the fundamentals of English grammar through a skills development approach. Review problem areas, including the use of phrasal verbs, tenses, idioms and prepositions. Oral and written exercises will help you to feel more confident and fluent in using English. You will have opportunities to discuss specific grammar issues.

$300, (including parking) 25 hours, 2.5 CEUs

10 Sat, January 25 – April 5

(no class March 8)
12 noon – 2:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Campus
#GNN12514

 

10 Sat, May 10 – July 19

(no class July 5)
12 noon – 2:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Campus
#GNN51014

 

ACCENT REDUCTION

If you are a non-native speaker of English with a good command of the language, this course will help you improve both your pronunciation and fluency. Gain greater proficiency in the sounds and the rhythm of American English speech. Included are: an intensive study of phonetics and audio recording sessions. Class size is limited to 12.

$450, (including parking) 36 hours, 3.6 CEUs

12 Sat, January 25 – April 19

(no class March 8)
9 – 12:00 noon
Boca Raton Campus
#AR12514

 

12 Sat, May 10 – August 2

(no class July 5)
9 – 12:00 noon
Boca Raton Campus
#AR51014

 

 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 

Evening Program

If you want to improve your English skills, but have a work schedule that does not allow you to study full time, this program is the solution for you. Attend classes three evenings each week and study grammar, writing, vocabulary building, and reading comprehension. This is a multilevel program in which you will improve your listening and speaking skills through extensive conversation practice. On the first day of class, you will take a placement test to determine your English level

$650, (including parking) 62 hours, 6.2 CEU

10 Tuesdays, 10 Wednesdays & 11 Thursdays,
January 23 – April 10

(no class: March 4, 5 & 6)
7 – 9 p.m. 
Boca Raton Campus 
#ESL–E12314

 

10 Tuesdays, 10 Wednesdays & 11 Thursdays,
May 15 – July 24

7 – 9 p.m. 
Boca Raton Campus 
#ESL–E51514

 

  ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 

Saturday Program

Take this program if you are a non-native speaker of English and wish to acquire a good command of English to improve your professional as well as your personal life. On the first day of class, you will take a placement test to determine your English level..

The program includes:

  • grammar, reading and writing comprehension, vocabulary, listening and speaking

  • individualized attention

  • extensive practice in reality-based conversations

  • consultation with instructors

  • weekly assessments

  • practice of skills learned in the classroom

 PREREQUISITE at least intermediate-level proficiency in oral and written English.

$550, 48 hours, 4.8 CEUs

12 Sat, January 25 – April 19

(no class March 8)
9 – 1 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus
#ESL–S12514

 

12 Sat, May 10 – August 2

 (no class July 5)
9 – 1 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus
#ESL–S51014

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH

If you are currently working in a business environment, this course can help you communicate more accurately and effectively. Intended for intermediate to advanced non-native speakers of English, the course focuses on good professional writing skills; correct English grammar usage and vocabulary in meetings and discussions. Instruction is interactive and dynamic and involves group work and audiovisual aids.

$400, (including parking) 30 hours, 3.0 CEUs

12 Tues, January 28 – April 22

7 – 9 p.m.
(no class March 4)
Boca Raton Campus
#BE12814

12 Tues, May 6 – July 22

7 – 9 p.m.
(no class March 4)
Boca Raton Campus
#BE5614

 

INTERMEDIATE TOEFL PREPARATION

This course is intended to prepare students for the TOEFL iBT (Internet- Based Test) and is based on the most up-to-date information and materials available. Students will learn a variety of test-taking strategies with clearly defined steps to maximize their performance on the test. After understanding the format of the TOEFL iBT and typical questions for each section, students will take practice tests on the skills necessary to pass the test. On the first day of class, you will take a placement test to determine your TOEFL level.

$550, (including parking) 48 hours, 3.0 CEUs

12 Tues, January 25 – April 19

(no class March 8)) 
9 a.m. – 12 noon. 
Boca Raton Campus 
#TP12514

12 Tues, May 10 – August 2

(no class July 5)
9 a.m. – 12 noon. 
Boca Raton Campus 
#TP51014

 

 

Contact Marta Guevara about custom-designed training for your employees. 1-800-228-5845 mailto:mguevara@fau.edu


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