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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.

Speakers
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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

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

Communicating on Campus: Introducing English for Academic Purposes - ROOM CHANGE
ROOM CHANGE: from Clarendon to Windsor

Which academic skills are needed to succeed in today’s colleges/universities? The speaker shows materials from an introductory EAP series featuring authentic content from disciplines across the curriculum (humanities, social sciences, sciences) and actual academic assignments for listening, speaking, and reading.

Speakers
avatar for Robyn Brinks Lockwood

Robyn Brinks Lockwood

Lecturer in English for Foreign Students, Stanford University
Robyn Brinks Lockwood teaches courses in English listening, speaking, and writing for international graduate students at Stanford University. She is also the education program coordinator of the American Language and Culture undergraduate summer program that focuses on teaching presentation... Read More →
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Kelly Sippell

University of Michigan Press


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

11:00am PST

Launch to Literacy
Launch to Literacy is a comprehensive English Language Development (ELD) curriculum that teaches phonics, phonemic awareness, fluency, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. The systematic, synthetic phonics approach accelerates non-native English speakers to English proficiency with easy-to-use lessons and exciting activities.

Speakers
avatar for John Hollingsworth, President

John Hollingsworth, President

Chief Researcher, Data WORKS Educational Research


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

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

Can Your Students Use the Reading Skills You’ve Taught Them?
It is not enough for students to study reading skills. They must also be able to use them strategically and independently if they are to succeed in college classes. This session outlines best practices for helping students to become strategic, critical, and confident readers of academic texts.

Speakers
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Mary Louise Baez, Cambridge University Press

National ESL Training Specialist, Cambridge University Press


Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm 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
 
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.

Speakers
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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

Scoring TOEFL iBT® Writing Items
This presentation will give an overview of the two Writing tasks on the TOEFL iBT test and provide an explanation of the official rubrics used to score test-taker responses. We will review benchmark responses for a specific independent writing task, and participants will practice scoring additional responses using the rubrics.

Speakers
avatar for Marian Crandall

Marian Crandall

ETS TOEFL


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

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

1:45pm PST

Plagiarism: Why Students Do It and How You Can Help
How often do you have to deal with plagiarism in your classes? Plagiarism is a major issue for teachers everywhere, and there aren't a lot of resources available to help students develop the skills needed to avoid it. This session will include research on plagiarism and offer skill-based solutions

Speakers
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Jeanne Lambert

The New School


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