August 17, 2009

Class focuses on English speaking, listening skills

by Ashley McRaven

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Are you an international student or a local resident wanting to improve your proficiency in the English language?

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Division of Continuing Education offers “Speaking and Listening in English as a Second Language” as an opportunity for individuals who want to practice English speaking and listening skills.

The course meets each weekday Sept. 2 through Dec. 11 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Room 3514 at Faner Hall. All those interested in the class must attend a mandatory meeting at noon Sept. 2 in the same room. Class participants should have a basic knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary.

The registration cost is $50. The registration deadline is Sept. 11. For more information, or to register, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit their Web site at