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Technology Workshop + English Intensive Course (Intermediate Level)


Technology Workshop is in-person in Napa / English Course is online


1:00pm - 3:30pm Technology Workshop: Mondays & Tuesdays
1:30pm - 3:30pm English Course: Monday - Thursday


The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation is offering a 1-week intensive English course this December. The class will be taught online and requires the completion of a technology workshop. Online learning is new for many but comes with the opportunity to learn new computer skills and convenience. The English curriculum is designed for the intermediate skill level and will be taught by a certified instructor from Napa Valley Adult Education.

Technology Workshop Details:

In order to best meet the needs of the class, please fill out the technology workshop self-assessment form here.

Program Level: Intermediate English skills required / no prior computer experience needed

Dates: November 16 – December 8 (off for Thanksgiving week)

Class Schedule: Mondays & Tuesdays

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Format: In person / 10 students per class

English Intensive Course Details:

Program Level: Intermediate (Low & High)

Dates: December 14– December 18

Class Schedule: Monday – Friday 

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Format: Online with NV Adult School Instructor

This class is appropriate for both low and high Intermediate English learners.

Low Intermediate ELL Listening/Speaking: Can satisfy basic survival needs and very routine social demands. Understands simple learned phrases easily and some new simple phrases containing familiar vocabulary, spoken slowly with frequent repetition. Reading/Writing: Can read and interpret simple material on familiar topics. Able to read and interpret simple directions, schedules, signs, maps, and menus. Can fill out forms requiring basic personal information and write short, simple notes and messages based on familiar situations. Employability: Can handle entry-level jobs that involve some simple oral and written communication but in which tasks can also be demonstrated and/or clarified orally. 

High Intermediate ELL Listening/Speaking: Can satisfy basic survival needs and limited social demands; can follow oral directions in familiar contexts. Has limited ability to understand on the telephone. Understands learned phrases easily and new phrases containing familiar vocabulary. Reading/Writing: Can read and interpret simplified and some authentic material on familiar subjects. Can write messages or notes related to basic needs. Can fill out basic medical forms and job applications. Employability: Can handle jobs and/or training that involve following basic oral and written instructions and diagrams if they can be clarified orally

This course is provided by the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation and free for Napa County farmworkers.

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