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1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360••••• Main, 805-497-2761Fax, 805-374-1167•••••• www.ConejoAdultSchool.org••••••WASC-accredited

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Hours
Subject to change
Mon 8:30am-8:30pm
Tues 8:30am-8:30pm
Wed 8:30am-8:30pm
Thurs 8:30am-8:30pm
 
 

 

Literacy Program
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The Literacy Program provides one-on–one tutoring for adults who need help in basic literary skills. One program is designed to meet the needs of English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students in reading comprehension, writing & spelling. A second program is designed to help English speakers with language processing difficulties, who read and spell below expected level. Tutoring is offered by trained volunteers for two hours per week, days or evenings in the Literacy Center. Please call (805) 497-2761 x1116. Registration Fee: $60 (includes books). Literacy Program website
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Thank You, Volunteer Tutors
We appreciate your work on behalf of students.

Barbara Minkoff
Lee Anne Sako
Larry Jaffee
Arlene Jaffee
Cecilia Coe
Valerie Wong
Charlie Malone
Fiona Cochrane
Harriet Weiss


Thomas Chamberlin
Jeff Greenberg
Bonnie Newquist
Linda Kline
Jan Pickett
Deborah Drucker
Storleen Stewart
Judy Forusz
Debbie Birenbaum

Chet Lee
Patricia Ewins
Pam Bermann
Connie Carman
Lester Rich
Donna Lynch
Bob Caccavo
Laura Bolcik
Norma Letinsky
 
For more information about theLiteracy Program,
please call Irene Freeman at 805-497-4626 x1116
 
Classes Fall 2014
Registration
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
in
Room 6
Registration must be in-person. There is no online registration.
NO REFUNDS, no credit cards.
 
Program Dates
Please inquire about no-school dates.
August 18 - Dec. 18, 2014
 
ESL Classes
This program is a sequential series of classes focusing on English conversation, pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, grammar, American culture and basic civics. Entering students are given a placement examination before being assigned to a class.
 
Morning Classes: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Evening Classes: 6:00 - 9:15 pm
 
Course Days
Beginning Literacy Mondays & Wednesdays
Beginning Low Mondays & Wednesdays
Beginning High Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediate Low Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediate High Tuesday & Thursdays
Advanced Tuesdays & Thursdays
All classes include Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
 
These additional classes will be offered:
Course Day Time
Conversation Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Grammar Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
English Vocabulary & Idioms Wednesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Pronunciation Thursdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
$35 registration fee per course
 
Functional Writing
This course is designed to review and define basic writing skills including sentence structure, punctuation, basic grammar and paragraph formulation.
Course Day Time
Functional Writing Wednesdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9 pm
Cost: $40
 
Burlington English
ESL Instruction
This class combines face to face instruction with access to online interactive activities that include reading, writing, speaking and listening from Burlington English.
Room 4B, computer lab
Course Day Time
Beginning High Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Beginning High Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Intermediate Low Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Intermediate Low/High Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Cost: $60
 
Citizenship
This course covers an overview of United States history and the structure of Federal, State, County and City government. It includes the responsibilities of citizens living under a democratic form of government. It also addresses the procedure for applying for naturalization and provides test taking practice in preparation for the INS approved Basic Skills Citizenship Examination. Intermediate English required.
Course Day Time
Citizenship Fridays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration fee: $40
 
TOEFL Test Preparation
This class is for students preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language to enter an American college. It is open to students in Intermediate High or above.
Course Day Time
TOEFL Test Prep Mondays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration fee: $60
 
High School Equivalency (HSE) / HiSET Test Preparation
Course Day Time
HSE / HiSET Reading Prep Mon 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Writing Tues 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Social Studies Thurs 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Science Thurs 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Pre-HSE / HiSET Math* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
HSE / HiSET Math* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Pre-Algebra* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
*A placement test will be given when you register to help determine the appropriate math level.
For additional information, contact counselor Sam Kane:
818-203-0826 or SamK@ ConejoAdultEd.org
Registration fee per course: $40*
*Math is free with paid registration in one of the other classes.
Literacy Tutor Training
Learn how to help adults improve reading, writing and speaking skills. The Basic Workshop prepares you to tutor an ESL adult for 1 two-hour session per week, days or evenings on our campus. Please see column at left of this page; for more information, call the Literacy Center (805) 497-2761 x1116.
 
Tutor Training Workshop
Saturday, Sept 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room F
 
Tutor Spotlight

Chuck Herrera says he's retired, but that's only because he doesn't work a salaried day job anymore. He's still hard at work, [with] six volunteer commitments...(click here for complete Tutor Spotlight)

 
 

 

 


For more information, please call 805-497-2761 ext. 1043 or 1050, or e-mail Bette Empol at BetteE@ConejoAdultEd.org
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