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We offer several Academic classes for kids, generally two or more times a year.  Our Spring semester opens for registration in mid-January, our Summer in mid-May, and our Fall in mid-August.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.  To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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Is it ‘who or whom’, ‘She and I’ or ‘her and me’? Bad grammar makes a bad impression. If you want to succeed, you must communicate properly. Find out about the most common mistakes people make and learn to avoid them in this intensive grammar workshop. Rediscover the basics of good sentence structure and discuss principles like making subjects agree with verbs. Tricky verbs such as “lay,” “lie,” “affect” and “effect” will also be demystified.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 9/30/2017, ending 9/30/2017

Instructor : Petra Hellstrom 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 09/30/17

End date: 09/30/17

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Summer reading classes are offered by the Institute of Reading Development (IRD) in partnership with Westside Extension. This beginning reading program is for 4-year-olds and entering kindergarteners. Your child will develop the reading readiness skills required to make learning to read easy, enjoyable and successful. IRD's wonderful instructional materials and musical audiotapes will be used to teach alphabet skills and beginning phonics. $39 material fee due at registration. For more information, visit the IRD website at www.wlac.edu/westside/Summer_reading.html. To register, contact the IRD at (800) 964-8888 and mention that you saw the class in the Westside Extension schedule.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM; 5 sessions; starting 7/22/2017, ending 8/19/2017

Instructor : IRD Institute of Reading Development 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $269.00

Materials Fee: $42.61

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Start date: 07/22/17

End date: 08/19/17

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Summer reading classes are offered by the Institute of Reading Development (IRD) in partnership with Westside Extension. These reading programs have been offered by Westside Extension here at West Los Angeles College for nearly 15 years. This reading program is for entering 1st graders. Your child will learn the essential phonics and comprehension skills required to become a fluent reader, as well as the word-attack skills needed for multisyllabic words. Learn the advanced comprehension skills required for textbooks and literature. Mastery of these skills will make reading much easier and enjoyable. $39 material fee due at registration. For more information, visit the IRD website at www.wlac.edu/westside/Summer_reading.html. To register, contact the IRD at (800) 964-8888 and mention that you saw the class in the Westside Extension schedule.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/22/2017, ending 8/19/2017

Instructor : IRD Institute of Reading Development 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $329.00

Materials Fee: $42.61

Please read: NOT A CLASS! To enroll, contact the IRD at ...More

Start date: 07/22/17

End date: 08/19/17

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Summer reading classes are offered by the Institute of Reading Development (IRD) in partnership with Westside Extension. These reading programs have been offered by Westside Extension here at West Los Angeles College for nearly 15 years. This reading program is for entering 2nd graders. Your child will learn the essential phonics and comprehension skills required to become a fluent reader, as well as the word-attack skills needed for multisyllabic words. Learn the advanced comprehension skills required for textbooks and literature. Mastery of these skills will make reading much easier and enjoyable. $39 material fee due at registration. For more information, visit the IRD website at www.wlac.edu/westside/Summer_reading.html. To register, contact the IRD at (800) 964-8888 and mention that you saw the class in the Westside Extension schedule.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 3:30 PM - 5:45 PM; 5 sessions; starting 7/22/2017, ending 8/19/2017

Instructor : IRD Institute of Reading Development 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $329.00

Materials Fee: $42.61

Please read: NOT A CLASS! To enroll, contact the IRD at ...More

Start date: 07/22/17

End date: 08/19/17

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Tailored to your child's individual needs, Westside Extension's Tutoring Center provides services to improve your child's reading comprehension, writing, spelling, math and/or study skills. Homework assistance is also available. All tutors are credentialed instructors. Three one-hour sessions for $99 Call 310-287-4475 to sign your child up for private tutoring. Please let us know what grade your child will be entering in the fall, and what subjects you want to focus on. A tutor will contact you to arrange date(s) and time(s) within 24 hours of payment.

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : B.M. Williams 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start Date: upon registration

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Tailored to your child's individual needs, Westside Extension's Tutoring Center provides services to improve your child's reading comprehension, writing, spelling, math and/or study skills. Homework assistance is also available. All tutors are credentialed instructors. Three one-hour sessions for $99 Call 310-287-4475 to sign your child up for private tutoring. Please let us know what grade your child will be entering in the fall, and what subjects you want to focus on. A tutor will contact you to arrange date(s) and time(s) within 24 hours of payment.

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : B.M. Williams 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SIGNED RELEASE REQUIRED. To access the ...More

Start Date: upon registration

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Those who test well excel—in school and in life! Discover NEW ways to excel on ALL tests by focusing on key underlying principles that always apply. Whether you’re taking academic exams  like APs, the SAT or ACT, exit exams, GRE, LSAT, or MCAT—or the bar exam, CPA exam, or other employment and promotional exams—this class will teach you how to prevent test anxiety, increase focus and concentration, and reason your way to the right answer. You’ll also find out about the three biggest mistakes test-takers make, and how to correct them. So join us before you take another test!  *Class fee includes comprehensive 92-page workbook that you’ll refer to again and again. Adults also welcome to take this class. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 9/23/2017, ending 9/23/2017

Instructor : Curtis Adney 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 09/23/17

End date: 09/23/17



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