Whether it's the latest Booker Prize winner, a classic novel, or a modern collection of short stories - if you are itching to delve into literature written in the English language, look no further! Join our lively group of bibliophiles and be prepared for some inspiring discussions.
Improve skills and become confident in English! During this 15-session course, you will be immersed in different aspects of the language, perfect your listening and fluency capabilities and acquire new useful vocabulary. Look forward to newspaper/magazine articles, YouTube clips, books, group/pair activities, and age appropriate games that will provide you with plenty of exposure to the language. Our discourse in the class will focus on topics like daily routines to economic and political issues around the world. The sky is the limit! We encourage the participants to engage in discussion, question, and debate in this advanced course. If you enjoy lively conversations in a comfortable environment, this is your invitation. We are looking forward to meeting you in the fall!
If you enjoy reading in English, but often find yourself without the time to complete a novel, this course might be right for you! By reading and discussing a few seminal short stories in the English language, we will aim to gain a broader understanding of this form of literature without having to invest a lot of time. Please get hold of and read the following 6 short stories (PDF versions are accessible online at no cost - all participants will be contacted a week before the course to ensure all texts have been located): James Joyce, The Dead Katherine Mansfield, The Garden Party James Baldwin, The Outing Chinua Achebe, Dead Men's Path Alice Walker, Everyday Use Column McCann, What Time Is It Now, Where You Are?