BCC Event Calendar Details

Language and Beyond: ESL & Foreign Language Workshop

Date: 3/22/2014 10:00:00 AM

Language and Beyond: New Language, New Vision, New Soul!
First Annual Teaching ESL and Foreign Language Workshop

Saturday, March 22, 2014. 10am-1pm
 
Teach ESL or a Foreign Language? Join us for this exciting workshop hosted by Burlington County College’s ESL and Foreign Language Departments. The workshop includes presentations on teaching tips and techniques followed by round table gatherings to discuss current issues and trends. Best of all, Dr. Jean Wong, our key note speaker, will start our day off with a different way to think about language competence.
 
Key Note Address: Dr. Jean Wong, Associate Professor, The College of New Jersey.
 
Dr. Jean Wong has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of California at Los Angeles, a Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese language and literature from Connecticut College. Dr. Wong’s research focuses on conversation analysis (CA) and its usage to understand first and second language interaction and its application to second and foreign language teaching. She has published numerous articles, co-authored a book, and presented at conferences worldwide. 
 
Location: Burlington County College, Laurel Hall, Room 320
Address: 500 College Drive, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Registration Fee:
 
$20.00, includes lunch and key note speaker fees.
 
 
$10.00 for graduates students enrolled in a TESOL or Foreign Language
For graduate student tickets, you must present your student ID at event check-in. If you are unable to present ID at the event check-in, you will be required to pay the price difference.
 
 
For inquiries and more information, contact:
 
Michelle Harkins 
Foreign Language Coordinator/Lecturer
mharkins@bcc.edu
609-894-9311 ext. 1648
 
Meral Muyesser
ESL Program Coordinator/Lecturer
mmuyesser@bcc.edu
609-894-9311 ext. 1599