Week of April 27th 2015

Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE has ended for the Spring 2015 session.

Thursday, April 30th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

Last Spring 2015 Class at Blackwell Community PEDAL

  • 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

Friday, May 1st : PEDAL@GSE 

Last Spring 2015 Class at 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

Week of April 20th 2015

Wednesday, April 22nd : Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE

Last Walnut West Class of the Spring 2015 Session!

  • 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

Thursday, April 23rd : 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, April 24th : 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 April 13th

Thursday, April 16th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

CANCELLED due to Library Closure

Wednesday, April 15th : 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, April 16th : Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE

CANCELLED due to Library Closure

  • 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, April 17th : 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 April 6th

Wednesday, April 8th : 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, April 9th : 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, April 10th : 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 30th

Wednesday, April 1st : 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, April 2nd : 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, April 3rd : 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 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