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

PEDAL Week 2

REGISTRATION IS 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

CLASSES START THIS WEEK!

CLASSES START THIS WEEK, AND REGISTRATION IS 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

Spring 2015 Registration is open!

REGISTRATION IS 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

**NEW** 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

Spring 2015 Information

Spring 2015 classes will start the last week of January.

PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 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
  • registration starts on January 12, 2015

Walnut West Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 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
  • registration starts on January 12, 2015

**NEW** Blackwell Community PEDAL@GSE Spring 2015 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
  • registration starts on January 12, 2015

QUESTIONS?  Contact us at our new email address: pedal@gse.upenn.edu