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    • WELCOME ESL Students
    • English skills can help you achieve your dreams
    • English Language Skills: Reading Writing Speaking and Listening
    • When are the classes?
      • summer, fall, winter, and spring
      • day and night
      • morning, afternoon and evening
    • Who will be in my class?
    • All are adult learners
    • People from many countries
    • People with different goals
      • Better English for my:
      Life Job College GED
      • Professional instructors who understand language and culture
      Who teaches these classes?
    • Heather, Crystal, Julie
    • Linda, Mya, Debbie
    • ESL students should …
      • Treat school like a job – attend your classes
      • Take CASAS tests each quarter
      • Be open to new ways of learning and studying
      • Talk with instructors if you have questions
    • CASAS Testing
      • Before registration for classes
      • Every quarter or after 45 hours
    • Other things you might need to know
    • Where are these classes? Main campus classes are in Building 33
    • ESL classes
    • Main Office
      • Building 34, room 108
      • Phone:360-596-5317
    • Jane : Basic Skills Secretary Building 34 Room 108
    • Hawks Prairie Campus
    • At Hawks Prairie, Scott Larson, at the front desk, can help you!
    • Instructor Janelle Hawks Prairie ESL class
    • Office Hours Teachers can help you outside of class. Ask them when!
    • Each instructor has class rules. Sick? Call your teacher Turn off your cell phones Be respectful
    • All college campuses have rules
    • Smoke here: “designated areas”
    • Progress When do I go to the next level?
      • Our class programs are based on 1 year
      • Most students do not move up every quarter
      • Sometimes students move more quickly
      • Sometimes students move more slowly
    • To learn more quickly
      • Study at home!
      • Speak English as much as you can outside of class!
      • Read in English every day!
    • What other classes can I take?
      • ESL students can take ABE math and GED classes for one payment of $25.00
    • What is after ESL?
      • Students can progress to:
      • Reading/English 91/92, 96/97 and more
      • Math 80/90 and beyond
    • ESL to Developmental Education Example for Reading and Writing: ESL/ABE—no credit, low cost ($25) Reading 91/92 5 credits ($430+) English 91/92 ($430+) Reading 96/97 ($430+) and English 96/97 ($430+)
    • I-BEST
      • Integrated Basic Skills Training
      • For ESL/ABE students
      • Take college classes with a support teacher
      • Earn a certificate in:
      • Office Careers
      • Automotive Service Technology
    • Students at SPSCC can…
    • Use Computer Resource Lab Building 34
    • Use the Library Building 28
    • Need more English practice? Get a tutor! Call Bookends 464-8578 Leave your name and phone number
    • Ride the bus for free! Get your card in the SUB (27)
    • Why do you want a Student ID Card?
      • Free bus transportation in Thurston County
      • Library check-out
      • Discounts and free admission to college events, movies, stores, businesses
      • Free admission to Evergreen College pool
      • and recreation facilities
    • Your Student ID Card
      • Go to Building 27, upstairs to
      • “ Student Life”
      • Show photo ID
      • Get your card with your student ID number and your picture.
    • More about the ID card
      • Your SID is on your card (875-XX-XXXX)
      • Get a new sticker each quarter
      • Go to either…
      • * Cashier in Building 25
      • * Student Life--
      • upstairs in Building 27
      • *Hawks Prairie – Reception desk
    • Get a student email account
      • Student email address:
      • " [email_address] " 
      • Students must activate their account
      • before it can be used
    • Hungry? SUB (27) Cafeteria
    • Coffee? Buildings 27 and 32 Espresso Stand
    • Disabilities Services Now in SUB, upstairs. “Accommodations”
    • Bookstore: SUB You can buy a textbook, but are not required to.
    • Financial Aid, Cashier, Career Center and Security Office Building 25
    • Financial Aid $ for college Building 25
    • Pay for parking fee, Basic Skills tuition, and GED tests in Building 25. $25 for classes
    • Need a job? Career Center, Building 25. Help with finding jobs and a career.
    • Worried? Sad? Stressed? Confused?
    • Counselors can help you! Building 22 .
    • Parking Pay parking fee at Security Office $35.15/quarter for part time students or by machine in front of Building 21 $2.00/day
      • As a student here, you…
      • Have rights and responsibilities
      • Are a member of the Student Body
      • Can join clubs and organizations
      • Can use all services and resources
    • Questions?
      • Write down
      • 360-596-5317
      • Call if you have questions!
    • Welcome to SPSCC