General English for Employees and Spouses
General English Conversation for VU Employees and Spouses/Partners is a tuition-free course designed to teach listening, speaking, reading and writing to Vanderbilt employees and VU community spouses/partners who are non-native Speakers of English. The focus is to enable students to use English in the workplace and at home.
|General English Conversation students at final potluck.|
The course also functions as a practicum site for M.Ed. TEFL students at Peabody College. The program is currently funded by a Peabody College Department of Teaching and Learning Instructional Improvement Grant.
- Commit to attending the full 11 weeks of classes
- Agree to being recorded for purposes of assessment and so that the teachers may reflect on their teaching
- Buy the textbook, available in the Vanderbilt Bookstore
- Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Who should enroll in this program?
This English language course is specifically designed for adults at the beginning to low intermediate levels. The course will focus on developing functional oral language skills in English commonly used in the workplace and in social settings. Through a series of listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities, students will learn to talk about common topics, and make simple conversation.
How do I enroll?
The General English Conversation for VU Employees and Spouses is offered only in the Spring Semester. Click HERE to reserve your spot. .
Date, Time, and Location:
NOTE: Next enrollment Spring 2014.
Location: Hobbs 100B
What is a 'Partner'? This course is available to same-sex domestic partners of the VU Community.
For more information about the course, please contact:Romy Frank, Language Teaching Specialist