Adult Learning with Mr. Foster
Advanced Grammar SkillsAdvanced Grammar Skills
Mar. 2nd - Mar. 30th
Tuesdays @ 10:00 am (1 hour)
The grammar they taught you and I in high school didn’t always stick. Instead, our ear and instinct guides us. In this class, learn who to trust: your ear or proper English.
Note: did you catch the three grammatical errors in that paragraph?
Professional E-mail WritingWriting Professional Emails
For new professionals and other adults
Saturday @ 1:00pm
With the average business person receiving over 100 emails per day, to be effective, you must understand the email rules of the road. Most email decisions can be resolved by thinking critically about the potential recipients of the email and respecting their time and attention.
Editing Your Student's WorkEssay Editing 101
For adults wanting to help their kids
Mar. 1st - Mar. 29th
Mondays @ 10:00 am (1 hour)
How can you best help your children with their writing assignments? Learn how to identify their most common errors and how to point them in the right direction without crossing the line -- without becoming a co-author.
Family Snap Grammar LessonsGrammar Basics: “Snap Classes”
For anyone and everyone!!
Beginning Feb. 28
Sundays @ 5:30pm
Each week we’ll focus on a discrete grammar topic and hit it hard -- learning the rule, seeing it in practice, then testing it with quick and fun interactive quizzes. No long term commitment. Just exploring our sometimes byzantine grammar rules 30 minutes at a time.
Book Club: Reading the ClassicsBook Club Classics
First book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Second book: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Beginning Mar. 12
Fridays @ 10:00 am
Do you encourage your children to read and to appreciate great literature? Then set an example. We will read one book -- one of the classics! -- every 6 weeks or so, meeting weekly to discuss the book’s characters, plot, and themes.