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  • 1. WELCOME ESL Students
  • 2. English skills can help you achieve your dreams
  • 3. English Language Skills: Reading Writing Speaking and Listening
  • 4. When are the classes?
    • summer, fall, winter, and spring
    • day and night
    • morning, afternoon and evening
  • 5. Who will be in my class?
  • 6. All are adult learners
  • 7. People from many countries
  • 8. People with different goals
    • Better English for my:
    Life Job College GED
  • 9.
    • Professional instructors who understand language and culture
    Who teaches these classes?
  • 10. Heather, Crystal, Julie
  • 11. Linda, Mya, Debbie
  • 12. 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
  • 13. CASAS Testing
    • Before registration for classes
    • Every quarter or after 45 hours
  • 14. Other things you might need to know
  • 15. Where are these classes? Main campus classes are in Building 33
  • 16. ESL classes
  • 17. Main Office
    • Building 34, room 108
    • Phone:360-596-5317
  • 18. Jane : Basic Skills Secretary Building 34 Room 108
  • 19. Hawks Prairie Campus
  • 20. At Hawks Prairie, Scott Larson, at the front desk, can help you!
  • 21. Instructor Janelle Hawks Prairie ESL class
  • 22. Office Hours Teachers can help you outside of class. Ask them when!
  • 23. Each instructor has class rules. Sick? Call your teacher Turn off your cell phones Be respectful
  • 24. All college campuses have rules
  • 25. Smoke here: “designated areas”
  • 26. 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
  • 27. To learn more quickly
    • Study at home!
    • Speak English as much as you can outside of class!
    • Read in English every day!
  • 28. What other classes can I take?
    • ESL students can take ABE math and GED classes for one payment of $25.00
  • 29. What is after ESL?
    • Students can progress to:
    • Reading/English 91/92, 96/97 and more
    • Math 80/90 and beyond
  • 30. 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+)
  • 31. 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
  • 32. Students at SPSCC can…
  • 33. Use Computer Resource Lab Building 34
  • 34. Use the Library Building 28
  • 35. Need more English practice? Get a tutor! Call Bookends 464-8578 Leave your name and phone number
  • 36. Ride the bus for free! Get your card in the SUB (27)
  • 37. 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
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. 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
  • 40. Get a student email account
    • Student email address:
    • " [email_address] " 
    • Students must activate their account
    • before it can be used
  • 41. Hungry? SUB (27) Cafeteria
  • 42. Coffee? Buildings 27 and 32 Espresso Stand
  • 43. Disabilities Services Now in SUB, upstairs. “Accommodations”
  • 44. Bookstore: SUB You can buy a textbook, but are not required to.
  • 45. Financial Aid, Cashier, Career Center and Security Office Building 25
  • 46. Financial Aid $ for college Building 25
  • 47. Pay for parking fee, Basic Skills tuition, and GED tests in Building 25. $25 for classes
  • 48. Need a job? Career Center, Building 25. Help with finding jobs and a career.
  • 49. Worried? Sad? Stressed? Confused?
  • 50. Counselors can help you! Building 22 .
  • 51. 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
  • 52.
    • 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
  • 53. Questions?
    • Write down
    • 360-596-5317
    • Call if you have questions!
  • 54. Welcome to SPSCC