Development center offering ESL course
IUPUC’s Center for Business and Economic Development is offering area adults who are non-native English speakers an opportunity to increase proficiency.
English as a Second Language classes will meet at IUPUC for eight sessions, beginning Oct. 14.
The non-credit series will help participants improve conversational English comprehension and fluency. The course is appropriate for ESL speakers with limited working proficiency in English.
Classes meet once a week from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays, except for the week of Thanksgiving. Instructor is Devin Blankenship, who will use “Compelling Conversations,” as the textbook to supplement instruction.
Columbus student is on dean’s list at Ball State
Audrey N. Hirons, Columbus, a senior at Ball State, is on the dean’s list for the 2014-15 school year. She is studying telecommunications and English.