Adults (18 +)

Math Study Group

August 30th, 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am
Learn and review basic math concepts including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, basic algebra, basic geometry, measurement, graphs/charts, and word problems. The topics covered in this study group are represented on most standardized tests such as the TABE, GED, SAT/ACT, COMPASS, Accuplacer, ASVAB, GRE, and the GMAT. Berwyn residents receive priority registration in this drop-in group. Adults 18 and older.

ESL Study Group

September 7th, 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am
Practice makes perfect! Our ESL study group is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students at a very low level or a very high level may benefit from the group, but everyone is welcome.

If you want to practice conversation only, please try Conversation Cafe, a program held by Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County, which meets Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 am at 125 N. Marion St., Suite 301, Oak Park, IL 60301. Please call (708) 848-8499 to register for Conversation Cafe before attending.

ESL Study Group

August 24th, 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am
Practice makes perfect! Our ESL study group is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students at a very low level or a very high level may benefit from the group, but everyone is welcome.

If you want to practice conversation only, please try Conversation Cafe, a program held by Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County, which meets Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 am at 125 N. Marion St., Suite 301, Oak Park, IL 60301. Please call (708) 848-8499 to register for Conversation Cafe before attending.

GED Study Group

September 7th, 2013, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
After taking pre-tests to determine which subjects need improvement, students study for the GED test using a personalized learning plan. Some topics are studied as a group, while others topics may be studied one-to-one with a tutor, or studied independently using suggested materials. Students may use a library card to check out study books. When students are ready, they can take a mock-GED full-length test to simulate the complete experience, which will let them know if they are truly ready to pass the test.

GED Study Group

August 24th, 2013, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
After taking pre-tests to determine which subjects need improvement, students study for the GED test using a personalized learning plan. Some topics are studied as a group, while others topics may be studied one-to-one with a tutor, or studied independently using suggested materials. Students may use a library card to check out study books. When students are ready, they can take a mock-GED full-length test to simulate the complete experience, which will let them know if they are truly ready to pass the test.

Downton Abbey: Centuries in the Making

September 12th, 2013, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The soap opera began hundreds of years before Edith wrote her letter to the Turkish ambassador! Yet the aristocratic way of life that had evolved at places like Downton Abbey was declining by the time we first meet the Crawleys in 1912. How did a few families come to own so much English property? Why did Robert’s family need him to marry an heiress like Cora? And why do places like Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle in real life) look the way they do?

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