Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Language Skills ESL Reading & WritingCollege Bridge This course is designed for students with advance level language skills who wish to improve their English in order to enroll in college. Instruction will focus on building academic skills, introducing students to college life, and helping them prepare for the CUNY entrance exam. Students will work on developing critical thinking and reading skills needed for interpreting college-level text. Additional topics will include taking effective notes, delivering formal presentations, and writing research papers. At the end of the class, students will receive assistance with the Hostos enrollment process. Entrance is based on satisfactory scores on the language assessment. M & W 6:00pm to 9:00pm 10/21/13-1/22/14 CE1206-F01 72 hrs. 24 sessions $225 Voice and Diction A course that offers students the opportunity to develop their voice and speaking skills through acting, oral interpretation, public speaking and role-playing. Topics include effective presentation techniques, diction and articulation, phonetics and voice control. By course end, students will master articulation, pronunciation and vocal variety leading to a clear speech. Fri 6:00pm to 9:00pm 10/18/13-1/3/14 CE1208-F01 30 hrs. 10 sessions $175 Citizenship Test Prep This program teaches you how to pass the citizenship test. Our objective is to prepare you to do the best in your interview. An expert professor will guide you on how to answer the personal questions, how to read and write in English and how to pass the history test. Sat 10:00am to 12:00pm 10/19-11/16/13 CE1112-F01 10 hrs. 5 sessions $99 ESOL Screening Test Schedule Students who enroll in the ESOL program for the first time are required to take a screening exam. The screening takes place every other Thursday and is administered by appointment only. All testing takes place at the Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development, 560 Exterior Street, Bronx, NY. The cost of the screening exam is $20 cash. ESOL course fee is $225 You must be at least 16 years old to register with appropriate identification verifying your age. No friends or children will be allowed at the testing site. Please bring two #2 pencils and be on time for the test. Dates Thursday, September 26, 2013 Thursday, October 10, 2013 Thursday, October 24, 2013 Thursday, November 7, 2013 Thursday, November 21, 2013 Thursday, December 5, 2013 Thursday, December 19, 2013 Language screening is administered by appointment only. Call 718-518-6656 and make an appointment today! 718-518-6656 c e d u @ h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u w w w. h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u / c o n t e d u 17