Wednesday, January 4, 2017

English and Spanish Language Classes at the International Institute of Minnesota


English as a Second Language


The English as a Second Language program offers four levels of language and skills training for adults to improve English listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills. Classes are student-centered and interactive. We welcome students from all walks of life – whether they are visiting the United States for short-term or living in Minnesota. Regular sessions meet twice per week for 10 weeks for a total of 40 classroom hours.

Class Schedule

Winter 2017: January 10 – March 16, 2017

Testing/Registration January 3, 4, and 5 at 6:30 p.m. (no appointment necessary)
10 weeks – classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost:
·         $225 per session +  $25 registration/testing fee
·         $30 – $45 textbook – available at front desk
·         Payment may be made in cash, checks made out to the International Institute of Minnesota, or by credit card (VISA or MasterCard only) at the front desk or over the phone
·         Students may sign up for free, weekly one on one tutoring by appointment

Spanish Language Classes

The Spanish language program offers seven levels of language learning for adults wishing to learn, improve, and practice their Spanish language skills. Four terms are offered per year (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer Intensive) and inter-session workshops. The courses are student-centered, interactive, and taught in an intimate, casual, and professional learning atmosphere with an average of 12 students per class. Teachers are trained in the Communicative Language Teaching methodology and use a variety of teaching strategies and activities to encourage student participation and engagement. For more information about class levels, read the Class Level Descriptions.

Tuesday: Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2
Wednesday: Beginning 1, Beginning 2, Beginning 3, Advanced
Thursday: Beginning 1, Intermediate 3

Testing/Registration January 3, 4, and 5 at 6:30 p.m. (no appointment necessary)
Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Class Cost:
·         $200 per semester/session (20 classroom hours) – payment is required to reserve your place in class.
·         $25 one-time, new student registration/testing
·         $25 textbook – available at front desk. One book covers 3 levels
·         Payment may be made in cash, checks made out to the International Institute of Minnesota, or by credit card (VISA or MasterCard only) at the front desk or over the phone

Class Schedule: All classes meet one day per week from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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