Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is a series of advanced English classes designed for non-native English speakers. Areas of focus include Advanced Conversation and Fluency, Pronunciation, Business Writing, and Interpersonal Skills for the Workplace (negotiating, problem solving, decision making, nonverbal communication).

Classes typically meet once per week for seven or eight weeks, and there is a small fee.  All instructors hold current credentials in the field of language instruction. 


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Beyond the Basics: Advanced Conversation and FluencyCOM-3711Z31 available classes
Improve your fluency and accuracy in spoken English. Students will learn how to express themselves and interact with other people on a variety of topics, in a variety of settings. Instructors will use up-to-date instructional techniques including effective error correction.
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores in TOEFL - ReadingSEF-3001CA21 available classes
Do you need to improve your score on the reading portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confidence...
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores in TOEFL iBT - SpeakingSEF-3001CB21 available classes
Do you need to improve your score on the speaking portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confidenc...
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Conversation and Fluency ExtendedCOM-3711AG3
Improve your ability to speak English with fluency, accuracy, and confidence. You will participate in interactive practice activities to learn how to express yourself orally. You’ll get corrections and feedback from a qualified instructor.
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Grammar for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711F2
Save yourself the frustration of misunderstanding and the hassle of wasted time - improve your knowledge of English grammar. This course focuses on understanding and using advanced grammatical structures in context. Students develop an understanding of their own grammatica...
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Grammar in Conversation for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711AE3
Improve your ability to understand and use advanced English in conversation. This interactive course allows students to practice English in a supportive environment, under the guidance of a qualified English language instructor. Skills practice includes using multiple verb t...
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Grammar in Writing for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711AF3
Improve your skills in writing English. Can you express yourself with precision in writing? Learn advanced grammar and become proficient in self-editing for accuracy, conciseness, and appropriateness.
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores on the TOEFL iBT - ListeningSEF-3001BZ2
Do you need to improve your score on the listening portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confiden...
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores on the TOEFL iBT - WritingSEF-3001BY2
Do you need to improve your score on the writing portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confidence...
Beyond the Basics: Business Writing for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711E2
This course is designed for non-native English speakers to help improve their ability to communicate in writing in the workplace. Topics include business email, formal/informal language, precise use of grammar, common errors and how to avoid them, business etiquette, and wri...
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