ESL & GED Placement Test
New students to Trumbull ESL and GED must take a placement test prior to being assigned a class. Students should plan on coming early so they can register for the class prior to taking the test. Tests dates are:
ESL - Beginner (0002)
Instructor: Patrick Fahey
ESL - Intermediate (0003)
Instructor: Maryann Dikranian
ESL - Advanced Citizenship (0004)
This course is designed specifically for students whose primary language is not English. Emphasis will be placed on expanding vocabulary and improving pronunciation, grammar, conversational, and writing skills. Instruction for those who wish to become U.S. citizens is also provided.
Adult Basic Education (ABE): English and Math (0005)
This course is designed for those who feel they would like to improve their competency in basic math, reading and writing and in adult life skills. It is especially helpful to those planning to obtain a high school diploma through the National External Diploma Program (NEDP) or GED. Individualized programs will be prescribed based on diagnostic pretesting.
GED Preparation (0006)
The GED program is designed for people who have not completed their formal high school education. You can prepare to take the GED test through our classes, or take a practice GED test to determine your next step. These classes provide the necessary instruction for the Social Studies, English, Science and Mathematics sections of the GED High School Equivalency Examination. To participate in GED classes, applicants must be 16 years of age or older and no longer enrolled in school. Applicants must have a letter of withdrawal signed by a parent or guardian when registering. Those who are interested in taking the GED test can contact us for information at (203) 452-4554.
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