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Newsletter September 2016

tutor round table.

All Tutors are Invited!

Enjoy a tasty nosh in our
remodeled Kitchen!

Monday, October 3rd, 2:00-3:30pm
Tuesday, October 4th, 5:30-7:00pm

Please RSVP by September 29th. by Email or Call: 609-383-3377.

New Tutor Training
Orientation and Workshop



Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:00 – 10:00am
Friday, Oct. 14, 9:00 – 10:00am

Tutor Training Workshop Schedule

5 Sessions on Tues & Fri Mornings
10/18, 10/21, 10/25, 10/28, & 11/1
9:00am – Noon

Both the Orientations and Training Workshops will be held at the
Pleasantville Recreation Center, 411 Brighton Avenue, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Register by Email or Call: 609-383-3377.

Verb tense, homonyms, semicolons,
dangling participles?
OH MY!Purdue online writing lab.


Haven’t thought about Grammar terms since High School?
Don’t fret
Purdue Owl will bring you back to speed.
• Up your Grammar game • Learn teaching strategies for both basic skills and esl students • Find Grammar resources to use with your students.

Visit Dave’s ESL Cafe for discussion forums, chat room, interactive exercises, online tutorials, and extensive web guide, and teaching guides.

How do I teach Health?
Try these links for answers.

  1. Health curriculum for ESOL learners, beginning level
  2. Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health
  3. Pre-beginning ESL health stories (PDF)


Do your students want to be US Citizens? Start here!

Preparing for the Naturalization Curriculum

Developed by the Charlottesville, VA Adult Learning Center, this curriculum includes the naturalization interview and test, and questions on listening, reading, and writing. This course is designed for intermediate ESL, but has adaptations for beginners.

new-reader-pressWelcome to News for You

This website offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a poll. Listen to each story in full or sentence-by-sentence. Click on any story to get started or to see and hear a sample.

LVA has a subscription for News for You.
The password is 7B6F60

The Notebook Fall 2016 (PDF), Resources for the adult educator.


Teaching Strategies for:

  • Quick Assessments
  • Readings
  • Writings
  • Speakings
  • Listenings
  • AND More!

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