Scheduled Dates

1/12/2020   12:30 PM  12:30 PM
1/15/2020   12:30 PM  12:30 PM
1/19/2020   12:30 PM  12:30 PM
1/22/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
1/26/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
1/29/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/2/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/5/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/9/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/12/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/16/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/19/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM
2/23/2020   12:30 PM  01:00 PM

This event has ended and is no longer available for new enrollments.

Tutor Now: English as a Second Language-BLENDED

Dates: 1/12/2020 to 2/23/2020
Schedule: We Su 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

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Located in : OAE - Two Penn Center, 1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1412, Training Room
Instructor: Ellen Polsky

Tutor Now: English as a Second Language offers theory and techniques specific to tutoring learners for whom English is not the first language, and whose level of literacy in their native language ranges from pre-literate to highly advanced.  

Participants will learn:

  • Second language acquisition theory
  • Goals setting and lesson planning
  • Strategies for teaching speaking, listening, reading and writing

The blended training mixes traditional face-to-face classroom facilitated workshops with self-paced online modules. The class meets face-to-face twice. In addition, volunteers are required to read material and complete assignments online by the end of the class. 

NOTE: The Office of Adult Education reserves the right to cancel a Tutor Training class when the minimum capacity (8) has not been reached.

Additional Information

You have six (6) weeks to complete this course.

In addition to the online work this class meets in person on:

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 5:30-8:30 PM

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 5:30-8:30 PM

Online Chat available on:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5:30-8:30 PM

Attending both face to face sessions and completing all the work online is required to obtain a certificate.

For questions please call:

215-686-6047 or email [email protected]

It is possible to join this training within two weeks of the start date. Please call or email Nicole Daker to register if this training has already started. 215-686-6047 [email protected]

Age Range:  18  -  & UP


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