Spring 2021 Programs
Sapient offers ONLINE LIVE group instruction for spring courses.
Period: 1/18–5/28 (18 weeks)
Instructor: Ryan Choi
This class aims to establish and solidify the basic concepts of English and systematically cover the strategies in each area.
This is a pre-SAT, pre-ACT class that will prepare students for not only the actual SAT/ACT but also school English.
Time/Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday
4–5 PM Core 1 Core 2 N/A
5–6 PM Core 1 Core 2 N/A
8–9 PM N/A N/A Core 3
Instructor: Aaron Blumenthal (BA English, Harvard '15)
Academic English Writing
Period: 1/11–3/16 (10 weeks) | Tuesdays 5–7 PM
Students will write essays on topics ranging from literature to current political events. Students will also be assigned essay excerpts that need to be fixed using knowledge from class with the goal of improving through focused attention on common issues.
Period: 1/11–3/17 (10 weeks) | Wednesdays 5–7 PM
Reading is the best way to improve at both writing and English more broadly. We will read a variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, essays, and editorials, to develop analytical and interpretive skills, as well as to gain a well-rounded perspective on what makes something “good writing.”