What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS OFFERS NEW ESL CLASSES TO THE QUEENS COMMUNITY

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Queens
by Lois Barrett

Related: ESL classes, queens, ny, church of jesus christ, latter-day saints, daily dose, english language, teachers, volunteers,


A Daily Dose of Learning

Students Mia Nonaka from Japan and Minjung Kim from Korea hold up their ESL certificatesThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has been dedicated to offering ESL classes to the communities they serve for years. What's different for 2011, is a new approach to teaching the classes that livens things up and gets students speaking right away. Prompted by the desire to standardize their classes and make things more interesting, the church administration worked with a professional company to create a program called "Daily Dose."

According to the church, it's a dose of good fun. Students stand in small groups ("huddles"), and work with a colorful graphic dialogue poster and an instructor, so they are engaged in conversation right away. "It's an exciting approach to learning a language. It's an opportunity to start [practicing] speaking the language instead of memorizing words, nouns, and verbs," says William Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints New York South Mission.

Classes will be available throughout Queens at various Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints chapels, and are open and free to the public. Community members are welcome as volunteer ESL instructors; the church will provide training.

Call 917-579-5204 or e-mail [email protected] to find out more about "Daily Dose" and ESL classes.

 

Be the smartest parent in the 'hood
Receive our weekly highlights newsletter
Over 1,000 local activities

More Local News - Queens Articles

Soccer Friends USA to Begin Weekend Futsal Program
Mommy, Music, & Me, Inc. Adds Two Class Locations in Queens
Forest Hills Music School Offers Lessons, Music Therapy
Little Apple Preschool to Expand Facility for 2015 Semester
Bayside Music School Offers Young Kids’ Class, Private Lessons

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Queens Sponsors

Kids Fun House
62-73 Fresh Pond Rd
Ridgewood, NY
718-418-5437
...

Department Of Homeland Security - Transportation Security Officer

Flushing, NY
877-TSA-7990
Securing Travel, Protecting People: At the Transp...

Progressive Martial Arts
175-25 Horace Harding Expressway
Fresh Meadows, NY
718-461-0700
Progressive Martial Arts offers classes for youth ...

Milchman, Dr. Aaron, D.M.D., P.C. Orthodontist
172-20 26th Ave.
Flushing, NY
718-747-0393
Dr. Milchman practices in his two offices in Queen...

Queens Paideia School
4402 23rd St
Long Island City, 7183610070
Queens Paideia School's 5:1 student-teacher ratio ...
See Our Local News - Queens Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE