Course and School Information

Our teachers use a variety of instructional techniques and strategies adapting to every student.

Designed to help you communicate better in English.

Practice and improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing, grammar and vocabulary. Learn to communicate, in English, in a stress-free environment. We offer morning, evening and night English classes that include six (6) levels from beginner to intermediate and four (4) levels 7 to 10  intermediate, upper intermediate, advanced and mastery level.

What time are the English classes?

Mandatory English Language Classes are twice (2) a week.


Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00-10:30am, 6:30-8:00pm and 8:00-9:30pm. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-10:30am, 6:30-8:00pm an 8:00-9:30pm.


Weekend mandatory English Classes are once (1) a week.

Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.


*Students may participate in multiple groups according to class level availability and after taking a placement test. 

**All English language course students will be placed in level appropriate groups.

Does PSOL offer Student Visas/ issue I-20s?

No, we are currently going through the accreditation process to offer Student Visas and I-20s in 2020. We are an independent post-secondary language education school.

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Interactive English Course Levels 1-6

What you will learn

INTERACTIVE ENGLISH CONTENT STANDARDS

0. Identify or use appropriate non-verbal behavior.

0. Understand or use appropriate language for informational purposes

0. Understand or use appropriate language in general social situations 

0. Interact effectively in the classroom

0. Clarify or request clarification

0. Understand, follow or give instructions including commands and polite requests

0. Understand or use appropriate language to express emotions and states of being

0. Respond appropriately to common personal information questions 

0. Complete a personal information form

0. Interpret or write a personal note, invitation or letter.

0. Converse about daily and leisure activities and personal interests


1 CONSUMER ECONOMICS  

1. Interpret recipes

1. Interpret, use and compute measurement for consumer-related purposes

1. Count, convert, and use coins and currency and recognize symbols such as ($) and (.)

1. Identify product containers and related units of measure

1. Interpret advertisements, labels, charts and price tags in selecting goods and services

1. Compute discounts

1. Identify places to purchase goods and services

1. Interpret information or directions to locate merchandise 

1. Identify common food items

1. Identify common articles of clothing 

1. Interpret credit applications 

1. Use automated devices to make purchases and payments 

1. Identify different kinds of housing, areas of the home, and common household items 

1. Select appropriate housing by reading ads, signs, and other information and by making inquiries 

1. Interpret lease and rental documents 

1. Interpret information to obtain, maintain or cancel housing utilities

1. Interpret information about tenant landlord rights and obligations

1. Communicate maintenance needs and housing problems to a landlord or property manager. 

1. Recognize home theft and fire prevention measures 

1. Interpret information about personal and family budgets 

1. Interpret bills 

1. Identify procedures the consumer can follow if merchandise or service is unsatisfactory 

1. Interpret sales receipts 

1. Identify risks such as identify theft and ways to safeguard personal and financial information

1. Interpret product guarantees and warranties 

1. Interpret information about credit and debt, including interest rates, payment terms and credit reports 

1. Interpret highway and traffic signs and signals including parking information

1. Identify driving regulations and procedures to obtain a driver’s license. 

1. Identify procedures and report information regarding automobile accidents and emergencies 


2. Community Resources

2. Identify emergency numbers and place emergency calls

2. Take, interpret and leave telephone messages 

2. Use a telephone or similar device to make and receive calls and for other functions 

2. Ask for, give, follow, or clarify directions to a place or location, including reading signs 

2. Identify or use different types of transportation in the community and interpret traffic information 

2. Interpret transportation schedules, fares, and payment procedures 

2. Interpret clock time 

2. Identify the months of the year and the days of the week 

2. Interpret information about weather conditions

2. Interpret and write dates 

2. Address items for mailing 

2. Identify options for mailing and shipping and interpret rates and types of services

2. Interpret postal service and other forms associated with mailing and shipping 

2. Purchase stamps and other postal items and services 

2. Interpret information about recreational and entertainment facilities and activities 

2. Locate and interpret information in order to plan for recreational activities and other events. 

2. Interpret and order from restaurant and fast food menus and compute costs 

2. Interpret information about holidays 


3. HEALTH

3. Identify information necessary to make or keep medical and dental appointments 

3. Identify common types of medical and health practitioners and specialists 

3. Fill out medical health history forms 

3. Identify and use appropriate medications, including prescription, over-the-counter and generic medications 

3. Interpret medicine labels 

3. Interpret information about nutrition including food labels 

3. Identify a healthy diet 

3. Interpret information about mental health, including psychological problems and conditions and stress management 

3. Identify practices that help maintain good health, such as regular checkups, exercise, and disease prevention measures 

3. Identify parts of the body 

3. Interpret medical-related vocabulary (e.g., X-ray, blood test) 

3. Communicate with a doctor or other medical staff regarding condition, diagnosis, treatment, concerns, etc., including clarifying instructions 


4. Employment

4. Follow procedures for applying for a job, including interpreting and completing job applications, resumes, and letters of application 

4. Identify and sue sources of information about job opportunities such as job descriptions, job ads, and online searches, and about the job market 

4. Identify how to interview appropriately for a job 

4. Interpret general work-related vocabulary (e.g. supervisor, shift) 

4. Identify common occupations and the skills and education required for them 

4. Interpret wages, deductions, pay statements and timekeeping forms 

4. Interpret safety signs found in the workplace 

4. Identify appropriate behavior, attire, attitudes, and social interaction, and other factors that affect job retention and advancement 

4. Identify and use common tools, equipment, machines and materials required for one’s job 


5. Government and Law

5. Interpret information about US states, cities, geographical features, and points of interest 

5. Interpret information about world geography 

5. Interpret information or identify requirements for establishing residency and/or obtaining citizenship 

5. Identify common infractions and crimes, and legal consequences 

5. Identify or compute sales tax 

5. Interpret information about neighborhood or community problems and their solutions 

5. Identify ways of conserving resources, including recycling and using energy efficiently 


6. Math

6. Identify and classify numeric symbols 

6. Count and associate numbers with quantities, including recognizing correct number sequencing 

6. Apply a percent to determine amount discount 

6. Interpret diagrams, illustrations, and scale drawings 

6. Calculate with units of time 

6. Interpret data given in a bar graph 

6. Interpret data given in a picture graph 

6. Interpret data given in a circle graph 


7. Learning and Thinking Skills

7. Make comparisons differentiating among sorting and classifying items, information, or ideas 

7. Generate ideas using various approaches, such as brainstorming 

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