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Friday, November 18
 

8:30am PST

Get Students Speaking with Fluency and Confidence!
Engage your students’ use of real language with Cambridge’s dynamic, flexible 6-level Touchstone/Viewpoint series. With abundant multimedia options teachers choose the best way to deliver the course: print, online, or a blend of the two using our LMS built to facilitate self-directed online language learning, while maximizing a student-centered classroom.

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Mary Louise Baez, Cambridge University Press

National ESL Training Specialist, Cambridge University Press


Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Windsor Rose

8:30am PST

The Comparative Analysis of Structured In-class Extensive Reading with Unstructured Out-of-class Extensive Reading: College ESL Learners’ Perspectives
This research presents the comparison of structured in-class extensive reading with unstructured out-of-class extensive reading. This qualitative study compares college ESL learners’ perspectives on two types of extensive reading in terms of their effectiveness, reading strategies use, and beneficial linguistic levels such as word level, morphosyntactic level, and discourse level.


Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Brittany

9:45am PST

Burlington English - Career Pathways for All Learners
ESL programs benefit from using Burlington English to help students get a job, keep a job, and explore career pathways. Whether used as a supplement to a core program or as blended learning model, Burlington English provides practical, real-world engagement with English that translates to employment and academic success.


Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Clarendon

9:45am PST

Stand Out 3e: Critical Thinking in the Adult Education Classroom
Critical thinking activities ensure that students engage and communicate while seamlessly developing College and Career Readiness in ESL instruction. The presenter will demonstrate how Stand Out is designed to provide evidence-based instruction and critical thinking for real learning. The new edition includes new National Geographic content and new technology tools.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins

Consultant, National Geographic Learning
Rob Jenkins retired from teaching in May 2020 after a 24 year ESL teaching career at Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education.He is a recipient of the Santa Ana College Distinguished Faculty Award. Rob is the co-author of the best-selling series Stand Out, now it's 3rd edition.Rob... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Brittany

11:00am PST

Motivating Students to Learn Grammar in the Context of Narrative
Author Sandy Elbaum will demonstrate how high interest narrative captures the attention of students and motivates them to analyze grammar. Showcasing the new edition of Grammar in Context, she will demonstrate how a textbook can come alive by using informative, entertaining stories to engage students in learning grammar.

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Elbaum

Sandra Elbaum

Author, National Geographic Learning
I taught ESL for 36 years. My experience includes elementary, high school, and college. I spent the last 24 years of my career at Truman College, a city college of Chicago. I'm fluent in Spanish and have also worked as a bilingual teacher. My foreign experience includes one year... Read More →



Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Garden Salon 2

11:00am PST

Rhyme and Rhythm - Animal Tales
Animal Tales is a series of online, interactive programs in 5 volumes. It features photographs and poems for 45 animals with dictation focusing on the rhyming words. Fact pages, with word highlighting, link to TOEFL® vocabulary practices and explore the relationship of animals and their environment.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Hans

Kathy Hans

Founder, AmEnglish.com
Established in 1999, AmEnglish.com® provides web-based programs to improve reading, vocabulary & communication skills. Our newest series, Read Aloud eBooks with adaptive assessment, received the Smart Book Award & is designed for students at reading grade levels 1.6 - 6.9. Our middle... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Brittany

3:45pm PST

Professional Advancement through Online Doctoral, Master & Certification Programs in TESOL
Overview of Anaheim University's online Doctor of Education in TESOL, Master of Arts in TESOL, Graduate Diploma in TESOL, Undergraduate Diploma in TESOL, and 15-week online Certificate programs in both TESOL and Teaching English to Young Learners.

Speakers
avatar for Anaheim University

Anaheim University

Anaheim University
Position at Company ABC.


Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Meeting House - Sunset

3:45pm PST

She Built Ships During WW II, a historical novel and workbook for ESL - ROOM CHANGE
-- ROOM CHANGE from Sheffield to Le Sommet --

She Built Ships During World War II is an engaging, historical novel revised for English-language learners at the low-intermediate level. It addresses major social issues while giving factual historical accounts. A companion workbook covers vocabulary building, comprehension, and critical thinking topics.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Knoop, Author/Instructor

Michelle Knoop, Author/Instructor

ESL author, Instructor, Accent Coach, Santa Rosa Junior College, EnglishWorks, College of Marin
I've been an ESL Instructor since 1994, coaching accent since 2010, and writing materials since I started teaching. I love working with language and with people from around the world.
avatar for Jeane Slone, ESL Publishing, LLC

Jeane Slone, ESL Publishing, LLC

Co-owner, ESL Publishing, LLC
ESL Publishing is a dedicated company of quality books for English learners. Our first book published is, "She Built Ships During WW II". It is an historical novel for English language learners at the intermediate level. The novel can stand alone, or be used in conjunction with the... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Le Sommet

3:45pm PST

Smartphone Online Lessons with Video, Music and Games
Learning Upgrade features innovative, high-interest lessons for smartphones and computers to engage English learners. Instructors give learners access to lessons both on site and at home. Find out how Adult Ed programs are integrating the lessons into their EL courses to accelerate reading and writing proficiency.

Speakers

Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Crescent

3:45pm PST

The World is Your Classroom: Teach Abroad with the English Language Fellow Program
Learn how you can enhance English language teaching capacity abroad through 10-month paid teaching fellowships designed by U.S. Embassies for experienced U.S. TESOL professionals. As an English Language Fellow, you can provide English language instruction, conduct teacher training, and develop resources. Join us to hear from program staff and alumni.


Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 3
 
Saturday, November 19
 

8:30am PST

Grammar Explorer: Preparing Students for Real Language Use
We’ve all faced the challenge of getting students to use the grammar we teach. With real-world content from National Geographic and a systematic progression, see how students can be motivated to apply grammar using all skills. In this workshop, participants learn techniques for getting students to actually use grammar.

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Laura Le Drean

Executive Editor, National Geographic Learning
Laura Le Dréan is Executive Editor at National Geographic Learning, in charge of the academic and professional development lists. She has an M.A. in TESOL/TEFL from San Francisco State University.


Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Royal Palm Salon 6

8:30am PST

Picturing Rigor, Relevance and Readiness with OPD - TIME CHANGE
TIME CHANGE: from Session 6 (Sat. p.m.) to Session 5 (Sat. a.m.)
ROOM CHANGE: from Crescent to Tiki Pavilion

The author shares the Oxford Picture Dictionary’s newest academic and workplace topics and open educational resources (aka free!), a foundation for beginning learners’ college and career readiness skills. Participants work with the OPD's text dependent questions and higher-level thinking tasks that engage and challenge learners right from the start.

Speakers
avatar for Jayme Adelson-Goldstein

Jayme Adelson-Goldstein

Consultant - PD Specialist, Lighthearted Learning
Rigor, Routines and Real SkillsPiloting the LARAEC adult ESL course outlinesMind-brain-education



Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Tiki Pavilion

1:45pm PST

Grammar for Great Writing
Good ESL writing depends on many factors, including student motivation, language mastery, content knowledge, and organization. One factor that all ESL writers and their teachers are aware of is grammar. In this session, the presenter explains how the new series Grammar for Great Writing addresses all of these important factors.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Folse

Keith Folse

Professor, TESOL University of Central Florida, University of Central Florida
Hello from central Florida! MANY THANKS to the CATESOL team for ALL THEIR HARD WORK in making CATESOL 2019 happen! Even though I'm on the other side of the US and have never taught in California, I think I've been a CATESOL member longer than a Florida Sunshine TESOL member! I'm... Read More →


Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Windsor

3:00pm PST

The Power of TED in the 21st Century Communication Classroom!
National Geographic Learning and TED are now partners in English Language Teaching! Using the new 21st Century Communication – Listening and Speaking program, presenters show how speaking, pronunciation, and presentation skills, inspired by TED speakers, prepare learners to deliver successful presentations, and demonstrate the power of TED in the language learning classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Dalia Bravo

Dalia Bravo

Product Marketing Manager, National Geographic Learning
What kind of materials are you using to keep your students motivated and excited about their English learning experience? I first came to the US when I was 18 years old, and attended ESL courses at the local Junior College. I remember some of the books were extremely boring, specially... Read More →
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Laura Le Drean

Executive Editor, National Geographic Learning
Laura Le Dréan is Executive Editor at National Geographic Learning, in charge of the academic and professional development lists. She has an M.A. in TESOL/TEFL from San Francisco State University.


Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm PST
Crescent