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Friday, October 20 • 8:30am - 9:15am
Abstract to Concrete: Making Sense of College-level Reading

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College students read to comprehend AND to respond. For ELLs, this requires having both strong academic language and literacy skills to process abstract, complex academic texts. Using college textbooks as a base, this presentation introduces a three-step process to prepare students for academic reading challenges. Handouts and resources provided.

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John Liang

Professor of TESOL & Applied Linguistics, Biola University
A native of Guangzhou, China, John loves language studies and enjoys exploring theory and practice in language learning and teaching! He currently teaches in the graduate and undergraduate TESOL programs at Biola University, La Mirada, California. Before joining the faculty at Biola... Read More →

Sydney Rice

ESL Department Chair and Associate Professor, ESL, Imperial Valley College

Friday October 20, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am PDT
H2 Winchester