Adult Basic Education and ESL Courses

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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE, PRE-HSE):

This course prepares students for the High School Equivalency Program (HSE). Emphasis is placed on providing skills in reading, writing, social studies and basic mathematics.

Days: Mon., Tues., Wed. | Time: 5:00-9:00 PM NO COST *

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATION (HSE) FORMERLY GED:

This course is designed to prepare students for the New Jersey State High School Equivalency Examination. Concentrated instruction is provided in writing, reading, math, science, and social studies. The attainment of a New Jersey High School Equivalency certificate is the program goal.

Days: Mon., Tues., Wed. | Time: 5:00-9:00 PM NO COST *

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL):

This program is for adults who are new speakers of English and are interested in improving their conversational speaking, listening and reading skills. Emphasis is placed on improving student’s oral and written communication skills, reading proficiency and knowledge of grammar.

Days: Mon., Tues., Wed. | Time: 5:00-9:00 PM NO COST *

 * There is no cost for Essex County Residents. All Adult Basic Education students will attend an orientation session that will include testing, counseling and skill level placement. The Adult Basic Education students will also be required to take a post-test and complete an exit conference with a counselor prior to the conclusion of the program.

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