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Friday, November 18

8:30am PST

Objective and Reflective Writing For the Workplace
English learners benefit from explicit instruction differentiating factual from subjective language, especially for writing in vocational disciplines. The presenters demonstrate activities to foster receptive and productive distinctions for writing reports and reflections such as those required in early childhood education and nursing. Attendees participate and discuss adaptations for their students.

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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 →
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Julaine Rosner

Mission College

Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Royal Palm Salon 5

9:45am PST

Building Mastery of Verbs for your ESL Students
Dr. West will present several colorful timelines of verb tenses to help ESL students gain a deeper understanding of the suprasentential requirements for mastery of English (30 minutes). An exercise will follow this to help students make correct choices about the usage of verbs (30 minutes).

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Steven L. West, UC Berkeley Extension

Instructor, UC Berkeley Extension
Steven West holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Turkey and a professor of the Turkish language, Ottoman and the cultural history of the Turks at UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania. He received the International Distinguished... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Garden Salon 1

9:45am PST

Energize Students with Interactive Assessments Using Computers and Mobile Devices
Energize a classroom using Interactive Quizzing web sites Kahoot or Poll Everywhere, or provide 24/7 access to assessment and study material using Quizlet. Create the materials on your desktop for students to access from their smartphones. Go “home” with actual quizzes and flashcards that your students can start using immediately.


Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Meeting House - Sunrise

11:00am PST

Close Reading Strategies for Student Success
How can educators help adult ELLs develop close reading strategies that lead to success in both academic and workplace contexts? In this workshop the presenter discusses and participants explore three informational text-close reading strategies: responding to text-dependent questions using citation of evidence, paraphrasing and vocabulary building, and jigsaw reading.

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Ronna Magy

Teacher Trainer, Consultant
Ronna Magy has worked as an ESL classroom teacher, author, trainer, and PD specialist. She’s authored publications on workplace English, reading, writing, citizenship, life skills, and test preparation. Ronna is an author and consultant on the new Future second edition. ronnaw... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Saturday, November 19

1:45pm PST

Oral Language Solutions for your Vietnamese Learners
The co-authors of Compelling Conversations, Vietnam will introduce common misunderstandings regarding why your Vietnamese students struggle with English pronunciation. Come and discover how to prepare your Vietnamese students for academic success through successful exercises as discussed in the textbook.

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Teresa Nguyen, American Language Program, CSUF

Full-time Faculty, CSUF, American Language Program
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Eric Roth, USC

Author, Teacher, and Publisher, Chimayo Press
Eric H. Roth teaches international graduate students the pleasures and perils of academic writing and public speaking in English at the University of Southern California (USC), and holds the title of “Master Lecturer”. He also writes and edits ESL/EFL books for English language... Read More →

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