Week of March 23rd

Wednesday, March 25th : Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Thursday, March 26th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

Friday, March 27th : PEDAL@GSE 

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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 Englis
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Week of March 16th

Wednesday, March 18th : Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Thursday, March 19th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

Friday, March 20th : PEDAL@GSE 

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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 Englis
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Week of March 9th, 2015

There are no Walnut West, Blackwell, or GSE Classes this week.  All classes resume next week.

Wednesday, March 11th : Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

NO CLASS

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Thursday, March 12th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

NO CLASS

  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

Friday, March 13th : PEDAL@GSE

NO CLASS 

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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 Englis
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Week of March 2, 2015

Friday, March 6th classes at GSE will be as scheduled.  Travel safely and see you soon!

Wednesday, March 4th : Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Thursday, March 5th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

Friday, March 6th : PEDAL@GSE

Friday, March 6th classes at GSE will be as scheduled.  Travel safely and see you soon!

 

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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 Englis
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Week of February 23, 2015

** No Friday Classes at GSE This Week **

Normal class schedule on Wednesday and Thursday

Wednesday, February 25th: Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Thursday, February 26th: Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

Friday, February 27th: PEDAL@GSE

NO CLASS THIS WEEK.  The next class is Friday, March 6th.

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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 Englis
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

PEDAL Week 4

New Students Welcome! 

Look below for registration links for each GSE and Community PEDAL program.

PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

  • Fridays, January 30 – May 1, 2015
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

** There is NO Intermediate Class at Walnut West this Wednesday, February 18th.  The Novice Class will meet as normal.  The Intermediate Class will meet again next week, February 25th. **

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

  • Wednesdays, January 28 – April 29, 2015
  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

  • Thursdays, January 29 – April 30, 2015
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

QUESTIONS?  Contact us at pedal@gse.upenn.edu

PEDAL Week 3

New Students Welcome! Registration is still open!

Look below for registration links for each GSE and Community PEDAL program.

PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

  • Fridays, January 30 – May 1, 2015
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the UPenn Graduate School of Education
  • students must be family members of: UPenn students or scholars, UPenn faculty, or UPenn staff
  • three classes: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for GSE PEDAL classes

Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

  • Wednesdays, January 28 – April 29, 2015
  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM at the Walnut West Free Library of Philadelphia
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • two classes: Novice and Intermediate
    • 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
    • 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

      REGISTER HERE for Walnut West Community PEDAL classes

Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 Classes:

REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

  • Thursdays, January 29 – April 30, 2015
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
  • students may be any member of the Philadelphia community who is learning English as an additional language
  • one class: Low-Intermediate
    • For English learners who …  need to practice speaking for short periods of time in American English, and use mostly sentence-length or longer statements;  have a small range and control of grammar – can describe events in present time, but have difficulties describing events in past and future time;  have a small 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

      REGISTER HERE for Blackwell Community PEDAL classes

QUESTIONS?  Contact us at pedal@gse.upenn.edu