Lanier Technical College Adult Education
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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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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C3-SCI-4-Physics: Forces and Newton’s Law of Motion.

C3-SCI-4-Physics: Forces and Newton’s Law of Motion.

March 23, 2022

Lesson 3, Science:  Physics - Forces and Newton's Law of Motion.

Students will be able to explain what a force is, and be able to describe Isaac Newton's three laws of motion: inertia, acceleration, equal and opposite forces.

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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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C1-SCI-3-Biology: Genes, Selection, and Evolution

C1-SCI-3-Biology: Genes, Selection, and Evolution

February 9, 2022

Lesson 2, Science.  Biology: Genes, Selection, and Evolution.

In this lesson, you learn about the basics of genes, the mechanics of how genetic information is passed down, the process of selection and adaption, artificial selection, and Darwin's theory of evolution via natural selection.

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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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M2-MATH-3-Algebra: Introduction to Factorization

M2-MATH-3-Algebra: Introduction to Factorization

January 13, 2022

Lesson 2, Math.  Algebra: Introduction to Factorization.

Discover the process of factorization or factoring. Factorization is a skill we need when we need to find a value or values for a variable like x. Typically, factorization is helpful to break a polynomial expression down into smaller and easier to understand factors.

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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.

S8-SOCS-4-Economics: U.S. Economy

S8-SOCS-4-Economics: U.S. Economy

November 18, 2021

Lesson 8, Social Studies: Economics.

Learn about the specific aspects of the U.S. economy, including how the government interacts with the economy and how the U.S. economy compares with the economies of other nations.

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S7-SOCS-3-US History: Western Expansion

S7-SOCS-3-US History: Western Expansion

November 18, 2021

Lesson 7, Social Studies. US History: Western Expansion.

Learn about the period in U.S. History known as the Western Expansion, the important people involved, the ideology behind it, and the results and consequences.

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S6-SOCS-3-US History: The American Revolution

S6-SOCS-3-US History: The American Revolution

November 18, 2021

Lesson 6, Social Studies. US History: The American Revolution.

Learn about the historical events of the American Revolution, the important figures in the movement, important battles, and the lasting effects on the new nation.

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M1-MATH-4-Algebra: An Introduction to Polynomial Expressions

M1-MATH-4-Algebra: An Introduction to Polynomial Expressions

November 18, 2021

Lesson 1, Math.  Learn about Polynomial Expressions.  See below for a quick outline.

(11:35) Simplifying Expressions

(16:06) Parentheses

(18:16) Order of Operations - PEMDAS

(30:26) Practice Problems Q1 - 7

(31:15) Simplifying Expressions Q8 – 10

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S5-SOCS-3-US History: Civil Rights Era

S5-SOCS-3-US History: Civil Rights Era

November 1, 2021

Lesson 5, Social Studies. US History: The Civil Rights Era.

Learn about the historical events of the Civil Rights Era, the important figures in the movement, and how the movement affected other movements for equality.

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S4-SOCS-4-US History: The Civil War

S4-SOCS-4-US History: The Civil War

October 27, 2021

Lesson 4, Social Studies: The Civil War.  This podcast will provide an overview of the American Civil War.

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S3-SOCS-3-World History: Colonization

S3-SOCS-3-World History: Colonization

October 27, 2021

Lesson 3, Social Studies:  Colonialism.

Learn the reasons behind European colonialism, and its effect on the people and lands where it occurred.

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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。

S2-SOCS-4-US CIVICS: The Three Branches of Government

S2-SOCS-4-US CIVICS: The Three Branches of Government

September 27, 2021

Lesson 2, Social Studies. US Civics: The Three Branches of Government. 

Learn about the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of the United States government.

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SERVICES-1-What is next for you?

SERVICES-1-What is next for you?

August 23, 2021

Have you recently finished your High School Equivalency diploma such as your GED?  Or are you working on your English language skills and wonder what's next?  Listen as Hallam interviews Jim Watson, Lanier Technical College Adult Education's Transition Coordinator.  You will find out lots of great information about opportunities at Lanier Tech to help you advance in your current career, or get started in something new and in high demand!  https://www.laniertech.edu/adult-education/

R1-READ-4-Text Structures: Identification and Understanding

R1-READ-4-Text Structures: Identification and Understanding

June 23, 2021

Lesson 1, Reading: Identifying and Understanding Text Structures.

Learn the different types of text structures and how they are used in reading comprehension.

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