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Interest Group Workshop [clear filter]
Saturday, November 19

3:00pm PST

Non-Native Language Educators' Issues Workshop: Problem Solved! Looking at Issues In and Outside the ESL Classroom from Multilingual/Multicultural Perspectives
ESL students in California are extremely diverse in their linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and so are the issues they face in and outside their classrooms. Join us to discuss how multilingual educators use their unique perspectives to creatively and effectively solve these issues, including plagiarism and lack of motivation.


Kanako Valencia Suda, Assistant NNLEI Coordinator

Instructional Specialist / ESL Instructor, De Anza College

Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 2

3:00pm PST

Part-Time Educators Workshop: Credit Versus Non-Credit ESL
Which is a better fit for you: teaching Credit or NonCredit ESL? A panel of experienced instructors will compare and contrast teaching in both divisions.


Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 3

3:00pm PST

Teaching English in the Workplace Workshop: Teaching Workplace English: Having 2020 Vision and the How-to
Business English comes in many shapes and sizes. Come join us for this interactive Teaching English in the Workplace workshop and discover TEW’s many facets. Three professionals share experience, challenges and advice regarding TEW at different proficiency levels. Participants then mastermind approaches and solutions to real-life business English teaching scenarios.

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Danielle Pelletier

President, CATESOL President and Cañada College
I'm the incoming President for CATESOL 2017-2018.
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Stephanie Youngblood, UCLA

Program Director, Project SPELL, UCLA
I'd like to share the prezi “'Teaching Soft Skills'” with you. Please click the link to view it. https://prezi.com/qwaqyzqy7oqo/

Lynne Wilkins

Interim Center Director, The English Center

Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 4

3:00pm PST

Teaching of Pronunciation Workshop: Software for English Pronunciation, Listening, Speaking, and Vocabulary
The presenters will demonstrate selected free and commercial software for English language learning, particularly pronunciation, listening, and speaking. They will highlight attributes of each server-based, online, and subscription-based program, indicate strengths (e.g. segmentals, suprasegmentals, vocabulary, idioms; ease of use), explain instructional delivery and integration into curriculum for beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners.

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Marsha Chan

Pronunciation Doctor, ToP-IG Co-coordinator, Interest Group Assistant Chair, Sunburst Media and Mission College
You may know me as the Pronunciation Doctor on YouTube with over 2000 free videos at http://www.youtube.com/pronunciationdoctor. I am a member of the CATESOL Board of Directors as the 2018-2019 Interest Group Assistant Chair. I’m co-founder and co-coordinator of the Teaching of... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 5

3:00pm PST

Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Workshop: What's New in the 21st Century
TELLIG is dedicated to finding the most effective and meaningful ways to incorporate technology into the language-learning classroom! Whether you are a seasoned technology enthusiast or you are starting to incorporate technology into your classes, join us as we work and learn together in this exciting, fast-growing, and ever-changing field. This panel will cover various teaching levels with tech tools that can enhance your classes.

All related slides are housed at http://bit.ly/2016catesol

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Susan Gaer

Consultant, Retired Santa Ana College Professor
Susan Gaer is a Google Certified Innovator. She taught ELLs at Santa Ana College and is a presenter at CATESOL (California Association of Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages) and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). She is the CATESOL President from 201... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 6