English for Careers
IEC is currently offering an ESL course focused on developing language and practical skills that can give students tools to succeed in different career fields.
Classes will include new vocabulary, practical grammar, communication skills, skills required for specific jobs, and work readiness.
Job topics may include:
- Career Exploration
- Child Development
- Food Safety
- Construction Skills
- Customer Service
- Medical Office
- Renewal Energy
- Small Business
English for Careers will be offered in the afternoons from 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday - Thursday, through fall term. Please sign up with Hilina or Claire at the front desk if interested.
Intro to Academic Reading & Writing
This course offers advanced students the opportunity to practice the skills necessary for academic and professional reading and writing.
This course is modeled on similar remedial community college classes; students should expect the class to have an intensive focus.
Topics include strategies for comprehension, retention and analysis of texts, strategies for understanding and using vocabulary, and the process of writing and editing response papers and essays.
Note: this course is limited to students who have achieved a score of 489 or higher on the TABE reading test, and who need to upgrade their literacy skills for college professional work.
Intro to Academic Reading & Writing will be offered in the afternoons from 1:30 - 3:30, Tuesday – Wednesday - Thursday, starting November 3. Please sign up with Hilina or Claire at the front desk if interested. There is a $15 materials fee due at registration.