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Downriver Literacy Council


Downriver Literacy Council

Do you need help in Reading or Math?

We will evaluate your skills and match you with a trained volunteer to help improve your reading or math.

Total privacy! 
Excellent results!
Tutoring is available for adults 18 and older.

Call 734-246-4633 and ask for the Literacy Program.


Volunteer Tutors in Classroom

Tutor Training

Are you interested in becoming a VOLUNTEER and helping others?  Is READING or MATH your specialty?  You will be asked to donate two hours per week in a classroom or with an individual student during the school year.  We always need READING tutors to help students build their skills.  Now, more than ever, we need MATH tutors who are skilled in Pre-Algebra and Algebra.  Unemployed adult students are returning to Asher for high school completion or GED certification and NEED YOU!

 

Tutor Training is a 12-hour course:

Thursday, March 7     6:00-9:00pm

Sautrday, March 9       9:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday, March 12     6:00 - 9:00pm

 

 

 

English  Classes for the Foreign Born (ESL)

English for Foreign Born classes teach listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for those adults whose primary language is not English.

Winter 2013 Daytime Classes:

ABE/ESL Reading Lab Mon - Thurs 8:45 am - 10:35 am
ESL Beginning Mon & Wed 8:45 am - 10:35 am
ESL Conversational English/Reading Mon & Wed 11:10 am - 1:00 pm
ESL Reading Friday 8:45 am - 10:35 am
ESL Writing Friday 11:10 am - 1:00 pm
ESL Speaking/Listening Friday

1:10 pm - 3:00 pm

Winter 2013 Evening Classes:

   

 

ESL Beginning Tues & Thurs 6:00 pm   -  9:00 pm
ESL Conversational English/Reading Tues & Thurs 6:00 pm   -  9:00 pm

ESL BEGINNING - In a comfortable and encouraging atmosphere, adults whose primary language is not English will learn the basic patterns of written and spoken English language.

ESL CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH/READING Students will focus on role-playing and other activities that center around building confidence in speaking English.

ESL READING – Students taking this course will learn how to identify main ideas and use context clues to define meanings in paragraphs and short writings.

ESL SPEAKING/LISTENING – Students will learn how to express needs, wants, and desires using standard spoken English.  Students will learn how to vary sentence structure, use of punctuation, and standard grammar and spelling.

ESL VOCABULARY – Students will learn words and phrases they are likely to encounter, then have the opportunity to practice these words in spoken and written scenarios.

ESL WRITING – Students will learn how to write simple to complex forms of sentences with an emphasis on the use of standard English written grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

 

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

This program is designed for ADULTS who want to improve their basic reading, writing, spelling, and math skills.

Winter 2013 Daytime Classes:

ABE/ESL Reading Lab Mon - Thurs

8:45 am - 10:35 am

Plato Reading Lab Tues & Thurs

11:10 am  -      1:00 pm

Plato Math Lab Tues & Thurs 1:10 pm  -      3:00 pm
     

Winter 2013 Evening Classes:

Reading Strategies I Monday 5:40 pm - 9:25 pm
Reading Strategies II Monday 5:40 pm - 9:25 pm
Fundamental Math Wednesday 5:40 pm - 9:25 pm


   



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