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Friday, November 18 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Developing a Vocational ESP Curriculum for Low Level Day Laborers

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Developing day laborers’ English language skills is paramount to increasing their prospects of employment in less physically demanding jobs. This presentation describes a curriculum framework used to create a bilingual vocational ESL course to develop low-level learners professional skills, while fostering their perception of English as an empowering tool.

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Sofia Almeida, San Francisco State University

Teacher, San Francisco State University
Sofia grew up speaking Portuguese, but was raised in different countries, acquiring, in the process, English, French, Afrikaans, Spanish and German. Her passion for learning languages naturally evolved into an eager interest in teaching them. After earning a degree in Spanish from... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 1