December 19, 2006

SIUC to offer English lessons during spring semester

by Chase Goble

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale this spring semester is offering a course titled, "Speaking and Listening in English as a Second Language," which provides an opportunity to practice speaking English with others.

The orientation class is set for noon on Wednesday, Jan.24 in room 3514, Faner Hall, on the SIUC campus. The first class is an important informational session and attendance is recommended.

Classes will meet for 50 minutes starting at noon Monday through Friday throughout the entire spring semester, ending May 4.

Students taking this class should have a basic knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary. Deadline to register is Jan.26, with a fee of $50.

For more information, contact the SIUC Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit our web site at

Serving others is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.