Au Pair Enrichment & ESL Classes
Fall 2018 Course Information
Weekend classes are for native and highly proficient English speakers. Classes are held in Driscoll Hall on Mayflower Avenue. An email bulletin with the assignment and important information will be sent the week prior to the class.
The Art Of Well-Being (WKD1 F18)
What contributes to a satisfying and meaningful life? What are the key components of personal well-being? What conditions allow people to flourish? We will address these questions by examining and interpreting research in positive psychology and neuroscience. Learn to apply scientifically proven tools to improve your social and emotional well-being. Discuss how we can live in a way that can contribute to a happier world. Explore how to deal effectively with life's ups and downs and cope with adversity.
This interactive class provides an array of tools and strategies to help you thrive in every aspect of your life. Through discussions and exercises, you will discover ways to increase positivity and develop healthy and fulfilling relationships.
Join us for this highly engaging and informative class and come away with an action plan that you can put into practice to build a happy, meaningful life.
Meeting Dates: September 22 - 23; 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Cost: $240 / 24 hours = 2 credits
Students must complete an assignment before the course begins and attend both days of the course. Those who wish to receive an additional credit (3 total) must complete a 3-5 page written assignment after the course in addition to the requirements listed above. The cost of the 3-credit option is $350.
Becoming Your Best Self (WKD2 F18)
Discover what you are truly best at doing and how to leverage those strengths and abilities in your personal and professional life. Set yourself up for success with self-assessments and develop a path to apply your strengths and talents in your career. Learn how to project self-confidence and credibility and increase the positive impact of your communication. Enhance your emotional intelligence, develop executive presence, and build resilience. Create a vision for the life you want and discover strategies for achieving your goals. Join us for this highly interactive class and leave inspired and empowered to make positive changes in your professional and personal lives.
Meeting Dates: December 1 & 2; 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Cost: $240 / 24 hours = 2 credits
Those who wish to receive an additional credit (3 total) must complete a 3-5 page written assignment after the course in addition to the requirements listed above. The cost of the 3-credit option is $350.
Conversations with Confidence (CC – F18)
Mixed-level speaking course
This class is for intermediate through advanced speakers. Examples of topics discussed are current events, education, marriage and family, legal system, psychology and health. Various types of speaking – interviews, group discussion, presentations, informal conversation – will be practiced. The teacher will help students with vocabulary growth, grammar correction and pronunciation.
Meeting Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - Noon
Starts September 24, ends November 5. No class on October 8.
Cost: $240 / 2 credits
Course fees are non-refundable after registration.
***Please note: Iona College reserves the right to cancel the above courses at any time prior to their start date.***