ESL Intermediate: Listening and Pronunciation Practice *Online*

This class is for intermediate level English students (CEFR Levels B1 and up) who want to improve their pronunciation, gain confidence in understanding native speakers and be more easily understood. We’ll cover intonation, primary stress in words, and the correct sounds of letters. Andrea will provide you with practice materials. We’ll use online resources and original materials such as television and movie scripts to practice our listening skills and to observe how native speakers produce sounds in General American English. Instructor: Andrea Aptecker

Sections

PRON-SU21.01

Start Date

August 2, 2021

Time

9:15am

Location

Online

Cost

$220.00

Availability

10

5 Weeks, Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:15-11:15am. Begins Aug. 2

This class will meet online using Zoom. The zoom link and information on how to join will be emailed to you. Please also check your spam folder.
If you register 12 hours or less before the class begins or after the start date, please contact zoom@ccae.org for the link.

Instructor will provide all materials.

Instructors: Andrea Aptecker

Instructor

Andrea Aptecker

Andrea Aptecker has been teaching English to international students for over 15 years, and loves the vibrant mix of cultures and ideas people from all over the world bring to her classes. Andrea is also an award-winning playwright, and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. She serves on the Board of Directors of Playwrights’ Platform.

Plays and monologues by Andrea include NEMESIS (Third Citizen Theatre Company), GET SEXY ON ZOOM (Left Edge Theatre short play festival Hindsight 2021), FETISH (The Queens of Cups London), THIS HALLOWEEN IS FOR THE LADIES (Turn Point Theatre London), YOU CAN BAKE!, VENDETTA, UNAPOLOGETIC, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FOREST , BEAUTY PARLOR, PDA, BEYOND OUR DESIRES, THE REVENGE BUREAU and NEMESIS. Andrea’s new short film is a documentary: IN THE DARKROOM.

Her play, UNAPOLOGETIC, has been published by Smith and Kraus. You can find her plays on the New Play Exchange: https://newplayexchange.org/users/42328/andrea-aptecker.