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English as a Second Language

ESL classes are designed to help improve general English language skills for work, everyday life and to help prepare students for mainstream college-level courses.  Our teachers care about your success and we understand that every single lesson can make a difference. Students in the program will also learn computer skills that will assist them in future employment and educational opportunities.  

Location: 
To stay safe and healthy, ESL Registration will take place by appointment at the Jackson Hole Centre for the Arts.  Registration will take place in person at tables set up outside the JHCFA Theater.  For details and directions and appointments, email or call us at the contact info listed below.


Dates & Times:

  1. Thursday, September 3 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
  2. Friday, September 4 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
  3. Tuesday, September 8 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
  4. Wednesday, September 9 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
  5. Thursday, September 10 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
  6. Friday, September 11 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM

Contact Information:
For more information about registration or classes, or to schedule an appointment, please contact:

Jacqueline Vulcano/Phone: 307-734-342/Email: jvulcano@cwc.edu
Theresa Brunker/Phone: 307-200-6154/Email: tbrunker@cwc.edu
Michael Konsmo/Phone: 307-855-2189/Email: mkonsmo@cwc.edu

Classes

Levels 1&2

This class will introduce basic grammar structures and everyday vocabulary that will help beginning English speakers interact better with people in the workplace and in the community. Each unit will incorporate interactive speaking, listening, and reading activities, as well as workbook exercises. Songs, holiday activities, computer literacy activities, and civics lessons will also be a part of this course. 

Levels 3&4

This class will explore advanced ESL texts based on the needs and desires of the students. Students will learn to develop fluid conversational skills, improve reading comprehension, and apply advanced grammatical constructs in writing. Holiday activities, computer literacy activities, and civics lessons will also be integrated into the course.
  

Online Learning for ESL

Online learning is an essential component of the ESL program which allows students the flexibility of learning English on a digital device (computer, tablet, smart phone) outside of class. Students will learn how to use the online learning website and will receive technology training in class to learn basic computer and digital literacy skills.


 

Language Exchange

Join our group of local members of the community in fun bilingual and cultural conversations. 

Language Exchange Partners

An ESL student will be paired up with native English speakers from the Jackson Hole community to practice English outside of class while teaching the other partner his or her native language. Pairs will go through a 1-hour training and then arrange their own meetings in the future – a chat over coffee, making a meal together, going for a hike, or skiing together. The experience is up to the pair.

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Contact Us

ESL Office and Classroom

240 S. Glenwood Ave.

Center for the Arts, Room 305

(307) 734-3429

Email Jacqueline