Class 1

PEDAL Class 1 is this week.

 

Community PEDAL@GSE had their first classes yesterday.  Everything went well and the teachers are excited for the upcoming fall session!

 

PEDAL@GSE classes meet for the first time tomorrow from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  GSE PEDAL students, check your emails for details on classroom locations and what to bring to class.  See you tomorrow at GSE!

Fall 2014 Session Information

Registration for Fall 2014 classes will start on September 1, 2014.

Registration will be online at this website.

PEDAL@GSE

  • FREE communication-oriented English classes for adult family members of UPenn students/scholars, faculty, and staff.  Classes are not appropriate for UPenn students. UPenn family members may bring non-Penn affiliated friends with them to PEDAL classes.

  • classes will start Friday, September 19, 2014.  The session will be from September 19 – December 5.  All classes will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday mornings at UPenn’s Graduate School of Education.

  • PEDAL@GSE has 3 levels of English classes – which one is right for you?

PEDAL@GSE Novice Class

For English learners who …

  • have very little experience communicating in American English, and use mostly individual words or short phrases
  • have a very limited range and control of grammar – might describe events in present time, but rarely use past or future time
  • have a small American English vocabulary limited to use in basic daily interactions
  • are understood with difficulty and significant listener effort when speaking American English

 

PEDAL@GSE Intermediate Class

For English learners who …

  • are comfortable speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements
  • have a moderate range and control of grammar – easily describe events in present time, but have some difficulties describing events in past and future time
  • have a moderate American English vocabulary for general topics such as work, school, or daily life
  • are understood with some difficulty and moderate listener effort when speaking American English

 

PEDAL@GSE Advanced Class

For English learners who…

  • are comfortable talking for long periods of time in American English, and frequently use paragraph-length or longer statements to communicate
  • have an advanced range and control of grammar – easily describe events in the past, present, and future time
  • have a large American English vocabulary for general and specialized topics
  • are understood easily and with very little listener effort when speaking American English

Community PEDAL@GSE

  • FREE communication-focused English classes for Philadelphia residents.  Students do NOT need to be affiliated with UPenn.

  • classes will start Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  The session will be from September 17 – December 3.

    ** TIME CHANGE:  All classes will be from 12:00 – 1:45 PM on Wednesday afternoons (NOT from 1:00-2:45pm) at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia.

  • Community PEDAL@GSE has 2 levels of English classes – which one is right for you?

Community PEDAL@GSE Novice Class

For English learners who …

  • have very little experience communicating in American English, and use mostly individual words or short phrases
  • have a very limited range and control of grammar – might describe events in present time, but rarely use past or future time
  • have a small American English vocabulary limited to use in basic daily interactions
  • are understood with difficulty and significant listener effort when speaking American English

 

Community PEDAL@GSE Intermediate Class

For English learners who …

  • are comfortable speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements
  • have a moderate range and control of grammar – easily describe events in present time, but have some difficulties describing events in past and future time
  • have a moderate American English vocabulary for general topics such as work, school, or daily life
  • are understood with some difficulty and moderate listener effort when speaking American English

This Week: LAST Community PEDAL Class — NO PEDAL@GSE Class

Community PEDAL@GSE ~ Wednesday, April 16, from 1:00-2:45pm ~ Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia

This is the last class of Community PEDAL for the Spring 2014 Session.  Classes will resume in the fall of 2014.

About Community PEDAL@GSE:

  • FREE English classes for all English levels
  • classes are for adults (17+) of the Philadelphia community
  • classes are NOT for university students

 

 

PEDAL@GSE Classes have finished for the Spring 2014 Session.  Classes will resume in the fall of 2014.

This Week: Community PEDAL@GSE Class 10 and PEDAL@GSE Class 9

Community PEDAL@GSE ~ Wednesday, April 9, from 1:00-2:45pm ~ Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia

About Community PEDAL@GSE:

  • FREE English classes for all English levels
  • classes are for adults (17+) of the Philadelphia community
  • classes are NOT for university students
  • NEW STUDENTS WELCOME!

PEDAL@GSE ~ Friday, April 11, from 10:00am-12:00pm ~ Graduate School of Education

This Week Is PEDAL@GSE’s LAST CLASS for the Spring 2014 Session!

About PEDAL@GSE

  • FREE  beginner, intermediate, and advanced English classes
  • classes are for adult family members (17+) of UPenn staff and international students and scholars
  • classes are NOT for UPenn international students

This Week: Community PEDAL@GSE Class 9 and PEDAL@GSE Class 8

Community PEDAL@GSE ~ Wednesday, April 2, from 1:00-2:45pm ~ Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia

About Community PEDAL@GSE:

  • FREE English classes for all English levels
  • classes are for adults (17+) of the Philadelphia community
  • classes are NOT for university students
  • NEW STUDENTS WELCOME!

PEDAL@GSE ~ Friday, April 4, from 10:00am-12:00pm ~ Graduate School of Education

About PEDAL@GSE

  • FREE  beginner, intermediate, and advanced English classes
  • classes are for adult family members (17+) of UPenn staff and international students and scholars
  • classes are NOT for UPenn international students
  • NEW STUDENTS WELCOME!