SCF to Offer Beginner English for College Classes

(Bradenton, Fla., November 18, 2013) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Corporate and Community Development will offer an English for College class Mondays-Thursdays starting Monday, Feb. 3, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., building 18, and SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800.

The purpose of the 12-week intensive, noncredit course is to teach beginning-level students English communication skills in preparation for college credit courses. In the English for College Program, students also will learn about degrees and certificates that SCF offers and meet with advisers to plan their future studies at SCF.

After completing the course, students may advance to the English for Academic Purposes Program, which prepares intermediate and advanced English learners to acquire the skills needed to successfully complete a degree at SCF and transfer to a university.

Students are required to have a high school diploma from any country and take an assessment to determine their English proficiency level.

The fee for the course is $750. A $25 discount is available for students who register before Dec. 19.

For more information, contact Cindy Hunter at 941-752-5203 or email, or visit Maps and directions are online at

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