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Poster session [clear filter]
Friday, November 18

11:00am PST

Pragmatic Practices in Assessments, Group Activities, and Homework that Inspire Student Accountability
English language learners study in challenging settings, susceptible to feeling overwhelmed by academic expectations. Building the foundation of accountability assists learners to take ownership of their language study, resulting in deeper language education. This poster exhibits assessments, group activities, and homework practices that elicit pragmatic practices to inspire student accountability.

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Tauheeda Babar

ESL instructor/Team Lead, Quarry Lane School
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Kimberly Wanner, The Quarry Lane School

ESL Teacher, The Quarry Lane School
I teach ESL courses at Quarry Lane School. I graduated with my BA in Liberal Studies and pursued graduate school in Germany as an international student, earning my MA in Humanities. During my time abroad, I taught at Universitaet Heidelberg, and worked as an English teacher. Both... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall)
Saturday, November 19

8:30am PST

Job Hunting in the U.S.: A Content-Based Approach to Teaching Grammar
What good is a college degree without a job? For international students, finding a job after graduation is a daunting task. This practical poster session will present methods used to teach L2 students about job hunting in the U.S., giving them the language skills needed to be a competitive applicant.

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Jennifer Evans

Graduate Student in Linguistics/TESL, California State University, Northridge

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall)

8:30am PST

Slipping in Slang: Hilarious, Vital, and Disastrous Slang Dos & Don'ts
“Slangman” David Burke (Author of 60 language books) gives an informative, hilarious presentation on the newest slang your students are using that YOU need to know! "Slangman" will also present a show-and-tell of actual exported products whose names got lost in translation and cost companies embarrassment and millions of dollars!

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David Burke

Author, Slangman Publishing
Being a polyglot, David Burke was all too familiar with the confusion that can come from not knowing a language’s slang or idioms. His love of language has, in part, led him to write and publish a range of books on this topic. His career has included a regular segment on Voice of... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall)