Students

Every year more than 250 students come to Mid-State Literacy Council to study with a tutor or take a small class to help them accomplish their education and communication goals, including:

  • Preparing to pass the GED test
  • Studying and practicing for the TOEFL test
  • Learning computer skills
  • Increasing reading, writing, math and communication skills
  • Studying for the CDL
  • Studying English
  • Preparing to apply for jobs
  • Learning new work skills
  • Preparing for University or Graduate School entrance exams
  • Preparing for the Citizenship test
  • Volunteering in our community
  • Getting a job or a promotion

See class schedule below or download the pdf HERE.

Connect

Do you know someone who is struggling to survive in our community without proficient literacy skills? Do you know someone whose life would improve if they better understood the English language?

To help someone (or yourself!) improve their literacy skills and their life, email us at mslc@mid-stateliteracycouncil.org or call (814) 238-1809!

Fall Classes 2019

Beginner Classes

Beginner English
Victoria Baumgartner
Wednesday 12:30pm – 2:30 pm
September 11 – November 20

Beginning Conversation
Margie Gaffron
Wednesday 10:00am – 11:30am
September 18 – TBD

English for Doctor Visits
PSU Teaching Assistants
Tuesday & Thursday 12:45pm – 2:30pm
September 17 – November 21

High Beginner / Low Intermediate

High Beginner English
Nataliya Perkhalyuk & Lina Chung
Tuesday & Thursday 10:30am – 12:00pm
September 10 – November 21

Oral English
Ke Sun
Tuesday 10:00am – 11:30am
September 10 – November 19

Pronunciation
Robert Leach
Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am – 10:30am
September 10 – December 5

English for Doctor Visits
PSU Teaching Assistants
Tuesday & Thursday 12:45pm – 2:30pm
September 17 – November 21

Intermediate

Culture & Conversation
Robert Leach
Tuesday & Thursday 10:45am – 12:30pm
September 10 – December 5

English Conversation
Ranjana Mathur
Wednesday & Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm
September 11 – November 20

English for Doctor Visits
PSU Teaching Assistants
Tuesday & Thursday 12:45pm – 2:30pm
September 17 – November 21

Conversational English
Caroline Condon-Lewis
Thursday 5:45pm – 7:30pm
September 12 – December 12
at Webster’s Bookstore Cafe

Intermediate Listening
Qian Ma
Monday 10:30am – 12:00pm
September 9 – November 18

Workplace English
Dolph Hoehling
Tuesday 4:00pm – 5:30pm
September 17 – November 19

High Intermediate – Advanced

Advanced Composition Writing
Alan Kim
Thursday 3:00pm – 5:00pm
September 12 – November 14

American Short Stories
Tom Hettmansperger
Thursday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
September 12 – December 12

Conversation Skills
Ashley Rea
Monday & Wednesday 9:00am – 10:00am
September 9 – November 20

Current Events
Chaarvi Modi
Friday 10:00am – 11:30am
September 13 – November 15

Grammar & Vocabulary
Carol Pollard
Wednesday 10:00am – 12:00pm
September 11 – December 4

Multi Level

Computer Skills
To be announced

Writing
Margie Gaffron
Thursday 10:00am – 11:30am
September 18 – TBD

TOEFL Program

A fee of $395 covers TOEFL classes, book, 3 other MSLC classes and tutoring.

TOEFL Prep
Victoria Lupascu
Monday & Wednesday
3:00pm – 5:00pm
(dates to be announced)

TOEFL Listening
Yichen Yu
Tuesday 9:00am – 11:00am
September 17 – November 19

TOEFL Reading
Yingxue Liu
Monday 10:30am – 12:00pm
September 9 – November 18

TOEFL Speaking
Linyi Bao & Sarah Read
Monday 1:00pm – 2:45pm
September 16 – November 18

Fall 2019 Assessment Testing

Students who are registering for Fall 2019 are invited to take a level placement test. This test will assess your listening skills and help us with advising and placement for classes and tutoring. There is no fee for registered students.

Please register in advance by calling (814) 238 – 1809 or emailing Tracy Roth at tracy.roth@mid-stateliteracycouncil.org.

All testing will take place at the Mid-State Literacy Council Office.

  • Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early.
  • The testing session will take about one hour.
  • You do not need to bring any materials.

See class schedule above or download the pdf HERE.

Contact Details

248 E Calder Way, Suite 307
State College, PA 16801

Phone: (814) 238 – 1809
email: mslc@mid-stateliteracycouncil.org

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