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Real Talk: Discussing Complicated Issues in the Beginning ESL Classroom
Friday, October 9, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Note: You cannot register for this webinar through the Vision Resource Center. This webinar requires access/registration outside of the Vision Resource Center. If you would like to track the time you spent attending any trainings from external providers please record your time using External Training and the time will be reflected on your Learning Transcript.
Presenters: Lawrence Lawson (Palomar College) and Guillermo Colls (Cuyamaca College)
ESL instructors sometimes avoid difficult topics like race, civil rights, or immigration in the beginning ESL classroom out of concern that the language of those topics might be too “advanced.” However, our students engage with such difficult topics on a daily basis, so early exposure to, and practice with, that language may benefit them. The presenters will share approaches to discussing complicated issues in beginning ESL classrooms with examples from their classrooms.
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