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E1-ESL-5-Pronunciation: Stress in English Sentences

E1-ESL-5-Pronunciation: Stress in English Sentences

October 24, 2022

Lesson 1, English as a Second Language.  Pronunciation: Stress in English Sentences.

In today’s lesson, we will learn which types of words to stress and how to change the emphasis or meaning of a sentence by adding stress or stressing a normally unstressed word.

By the end of this lesson, you will have practiced the same stress patterns that native speakers place on several English sentences, understand the concepts of where stress should be placed in a sentence, and will be able to better understand spoken American English by native speakers.

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WE ARE LTC - Enroll with us

WE ARE LTC - Enroll with us

October 6, 2022

Visit www.laniertech.edu and click on Adult Education.  Follow the "Get Started Now" buttons to apply to our Adult Education program.  Qualifying residents in the northeast Georgia area of the United States may attend our FREE in-person classes in basic literacy, GED(R) or HiSET(R) preparation, English Language Acquisition classes, US Citizenship preparation classes, and short-term training in high demand career fields.

 

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WE ARE LTC - Andrei’s Story (Language: Russian / русский)

WE ARE LTC - Andrei’s Story (Language: Russian / русский)

May 25, 2022

This podcast episode is in Russian.  If you do not speak Russian, you may want to skip ahead to the next episode.  Listen to Andrei share his story about his experience learning English in the Lanier Techical College ESL program in Forsyth County.  For more details about our English Language or High School Equivalency preparation classes, please visit https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education

Этот эпизод Мы LTC: ESL Истории на русском языке. Английский репетитор Халлам Поп берет интервью у белорусского студента и доктора, Андрея, об изучении английского языка в кампусе Технического Колледжа Ланьер в округе Форсайт. Мы говорим об опыте Андрея об изучении английского языка в Америке и о том, как наша программа ESL помогла ему выучить английский. Для получения дополнительных сведений об классах английского или эквивалентных диплому средней школы (GED) вы можете найти https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education

R3-READ-2-Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

R3-READ-2-Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

May 17, 2022

Lesson 3, Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

In this lesson, we will look at figurative phrases.  You will be able to explain and answer questions on what are similes and metaphors.  You will also learn about personification, euphemisms, and epithets.  By the end of the lesson, you should be able to identify and use these elements in your own writing, and understand the reason why authors use this type of language in their writing.

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R2-READ-4-Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence

R2-READ-4-Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence

March 17, 2022

Lesson 2, Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence.

Learn how to make inferences about the information in a text, identify an author's key arguments, and be able to support both with evidence from the text.  You will understand more about evaluating the reliability and validity of evidence and sources, and be able to make solid judgments.

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L3-LANG-2-Grammar: Participles and Gerunds

L3-LANG-2-Grammar: Participles and Gerunds

January 24, 2022

Lesson 3, Language Arts: Participles and Gerunds.

Learn and identify participles and gerunds, and decide how and why you would use these in writing.

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WE ARE LTC - Jungyoon and Suhyun‘s Stories (Language: Korean / 한국어)

WE ARE LTC - Jungyoon and Suhyun‘s Stories (Language: Korean / 한국어)

December 13, 2021

This podcast episode is in Korean.  If you do not speak Korean, you may skip ahead to the next episode.  Listen to Jungyoon and Suhyun's stories about their experiences in the ESL program in Barrow County as they speak with Zachary Bagley, Lanier Tech Adult Education Volunteer and a student at the University of North Georgia.  For more details about our English Language or High School Equivalency preparation classes, please visit https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education

ESL 이야기 시리즈의 3회동안에는 노스조지아 대학생 재커리 배글리가 배로우군 ESL 학생들 황정윤이랑 박수현을 인터뷰한다. Lanier Tech ESL 프로그램을 참여하기를 통해 영어 배우는것에 어떻게 도움이 되어서 목표를 이루게 되었는지 알려주는것에대한 회이다.

WE ARE LTC - Ivoni‘s Story (Language: Portuguese / português)

WE ARE LTC - Ivoni‘s Story (Language: Portuguese / português)

October 18, 2021

This podcast episode is in Portuguese.  If you do not speak Portuguese, you may skip ahead to the next episode.  Listen to Ivoni's story about her experience in the ESL program in Forsyth County.  For more details about our English Language or High School Equivalency preparation classes, please visit https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education

Este episódio é em português. No segundo episódio de ‘We are LTC - ESL stories’, Decano de programas formativos de adultos, Shannon Cole, entrevistou antigo aluno de ESL de condado de Forsyth, Ivoni. Falamos sobre como Lanier Technical College a ajudou a atingir as metas profissionais e pessoais.

WE ARE LTC - Amy‘s Story (Language: Mandarin Chinese / 中文)

WE ARE LTC - Amy‘s Story (Language: Mandarin Chinese / 中文)

October 11, 2021

This podcast episode is in Mandarin Chinese.  If you do not speak Mandarin, you may skip ahead to the next episode.  Listen to Amy's story about her experience in the ESL program in Forsyth County.  For more details about our English Language or High School Equivalency preparation classes, please visit https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education

第一集的我们的播客系列「ESL」故事是为了说中文的人。这集播客的内容是「Lanier Technical College」的「ESL」教师「Hallam Pope」采访了前乔治亚州的佛塞斯郡「ESL」学生「Amy Liu」。讨论了关于「Lanier Technical College」怎么帮她实现目标。

L2-LANG-1-Homonyms: An explanation

L2-LANG-1-Homonyms: An explanation

April 14, 2021

Lesson 2, Language Arts: Homonyms.

Learn what homonyms, homographs, and homophones are, how to find them in context, and how to properly use them.

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WE ARE LTC - Miyoko‘s Story

WE ARE LTC - Miyoko‘s Story

April 12, 2021

Miyoko shares how ESL classes at the Forsyth County Campus helped her in her career.  Listen to more success stories on our YouTube channel.

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Are you interested in improving your English?  Can we help you with your career goals?  Visit our website for details: https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education/

L1-LANG-2-Adjectives: Identification and Usage

L1-LANG-2-Adjectives: Identification and Usage

March 11, 2021

Lesson 1, Language Arts: Adjectives.  Learn what adjectives are, how to spot them in a text, and how using adjectives can improve your writing and speaking.  

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