This course is for students who have a functional knowledge of English and wish to further develop their ability to communicate in everyday situations and to express themselves on a variety of topics relevant to adult learners. A variety of listening, speaking and writing tasks helps students develop their ability to obtain information, express a personal opinion and report facts to others. Readings on topics of general interest serve to enrich vocabulary and stimulate discussion. Writing instruction focuses on basic written communication for personal and professional needs. Grammar and pronunciation activities are also integrated into the course.