Adult Education and Training

– English as a Second Language:
NYTSC offers English as a Second Language in two levels, basic and intermediate, for adults over the age of 18. Participants will receive instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking as well as practice for improving their pronunciation and understanding. These courses are offered as a means to improve participants comfort and confidence performing daily tasks in English speaking communities.

– GED Preparation:
This course prepares individuals to take the GED exam through a review of the five GED content areas (writing, math, literature, social studies, and science) with particular emphasis on writing and math. This class is also appropriate for students interested in improving their basic skills before entering college credit classes.

– Citizenship Preparation:
This course will prepare participants to take each section of the U.S. citizenship test and it will cover topics such as civics, the U.S. government, history, geography, reading, and writing. It will also cover tips on how study for the test and practice for completing the interview portion of the test.

– Basic Computer Class:
This course is for those just starting to use computers. Participants will learn about the basics of computer handling, word processing, and internet use. They will also be able to sign up for an email account if they do not already posses one. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Additionally, basic skills for hand devices such as smart phones and tablets are also provided.