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English as a Second Language
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Price : $849.00
Down Payment :
$5.00
Monthly Payment :
$35.17

English as a Second Language

Stratford Career Institute can help you learn English at home in your spare time. Our innovative training methods allow you to study at a time and pace that is most convenient for you.

Learning English as a Second Language could help you gain confidence, breakdown communication barriers, or even help you start an exciting, new career.

Don't let your limited English skills prevent you from enhancing your life. Let Stratford help you take the first step toward success.
Conversation Skills Are Developed
• Reading and writing are important skills, but we begin the ESL program with emphasis on listening and speaking. The main focus of the program is developing your ability to use English in your everyday personal and workplace situations.
You will receive a student assignment booklet and CD which are designed to help you learn to speak English. All you need to do is follow the directions in your student assignment booklet to understand how and when to use each component of the program.

Literacy in the Workplace
You will learn the basic English necessary to survive on the job.
• Completing simple forms and asking for directions
• Identifying places at work
• Following simple instructions for using common machines at work
• Greeting customers, taking their orders and offering assistance
• Understanding good work habits
• Working with money, both at work and at home
• Following safety rules at work
• Reading help wanted ads, and completing a job application

Everyday English
You will learn the basic English necessary to survive in your new life
• Introducing yourself and completing an Identification form
• Reading maps, following directions and using a payphone
• Calendars, times and dates, store hour signs, and the weather
• The supermarket, reading price tags and expiration dates
• Shopping for clothes, comparison shopping, and writing checks
• Buying or renting a home, asking for simple repairs
• Making doctors’ appointments, listening to doctors’ instructions
• Reading help wanted ads, completing job applications
• Using public transportation and reading traffic signs

Basic Skills in Reading
Your readings include a variety of sources such as popular literature, classical literature, articles, reviews, and workplace-related materials.
• Fiction - Includes many different examples from novels and short stories
• Nonfiction - biographies, autobiographies, essays, magazine articles, reviews
• Poetry and Drama - popular, social, and classical aspects of each are covered
• Prose and Visual Information - brochures and ads, calendars and schedules, forms and documents, manuals and handbooks, drawings and diagrams, charts and graphs

Basic Skills in Writing
Writing is a form of expression and communication. When you write well, others can understand what you are saying. You will learn to use the writing process to your advantage.
• Essay and Creative Writing - the writing process, narrative writing, descriptive writing, expository writing, persuasive writing
• Workplace and Personal Writing - letter writing, job search writing, workplace writing, explanatory writing, report writing
• Grammar Guide - mechanics, usage, sentence structure
• Writing Handbook - models, editing, checklist, proofreading
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
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“I feel extremely happy. My life will change after this great help from Stratford Career Institute.”

Andre G.

"I’m so thankful I decided to take this course. It improved my knowledge and gave me confidence to speak and write. Now I know I can look for a well paying job."

Vanessa P.

"Before I started this program, I could not even fill out any forms. Now I can and better understand them."

Fermin A.