Citizenship, English as Second Language offered as noncredit classes

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Two noncredit courses of interest to those wishing to become naturalized United States citizens will be offered during the fall semester by Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The classes are:

American Citizenship

8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from Oct. 4 to Nov. 1

The proper tools for success in becoming an American citizen will be discussed. Participants can understand more about American history and culture by studying the nine major topics that may be included on the citizenship exam: Principles of American Democracy, System of Government, Rights and Responsibilities, Colonial Period and Independence, 1800s, Recent American History, Geography, Symbols and Holidays. Assistance with completing the N-400 Application for Naturalization will also be available. There is a fee of $199 for the course.

ESL-A Introduction to English

9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, Aug. 18-28.

The course is designed to introduce basic English grammar, specifically simple and progressive tenses. Conversational listening and speaking skill exercises geared toward beginners will be practiced during the class, for which there is a $750 fee.

Contact WDCE at 570-327-4775 or visit (under Courses) for a complete course listing, descriptions and dates.

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Last Updated August 07, 2014