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Episode 4: Season’s Greetings

Oxford Adult ESL podcast
Visit oup.com/elt/LoveAdultESL for more useful resources.

We’ll be back in the new year with more podcast episodes, but until then host Jayme Adelson Goldstein would to extend her warmest holiday greetings and invite you to join the conversation.

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This series has been developed specifically for Adult ESL teachers in the US and refers to course titles that may not be available in every country. Please check with your local Oxford University Press office about title availability.


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Episode 3: Learner Autonomy

Oxford Adult ESL podcast
Visit oup.com/elt/LoveAdultESL for more useful resources.

What does learner autonomy mean in the context of the Adult ESL classroom? Dave Coleman, member of the CATESOL Board of Directors and Professional Development and Technical Assistance Specialist for the LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Education, joins Jayme to discuss.

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This series has been developed specifically for Adult ESL teachers in the US and refers to course titles that may not be available in every country. Please check with your local Oxford University Press office about title availability.


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Episode 1: Standards

Oxford Adult ESL podcast
Visit oup.com/elt/LoveAdultESL for more useful resources.

In this episode Dr. Patsy Egan, a member of the expert panel for the creation of the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) and Director of Atlas at Hamline University, joins Jayme to discuss how the Adult ESL field has been affected by the recent implementation of CCRS and ELPS and how teachers can use them as a resource to better serve their students’ needs.

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This series has been developed specifically for Adult ESL teachers in the US and refers to course titles that may not be available in every country. Please check with your local Oxford University Press office about title availability.


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Episode 2: Rigor

Oxford Adult ESL podcast
Visit oup.com/elt/LoveAdultESL for more useful resources.

So what is rigor anyway? In this episode Jayme is joined by Carolyn Nason, Instructional Chair of the Department of ESL at Milwaukee Area Technical College, to discuss the benefits and challenges of introducing rigor-infused activities into the Adult ESL classroom.

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This series has been developed specifically for Adult ESL teachers in the US and refers to course titles that may not be available in every country. Please check with your local Oxford University Press office about title availability.


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Introduction: A message from Jayme Adelson-Goldstein

Oxford Adult ESL podcast

In this episode, author Jayme Adelson-Goldstein introduces the Oxford Adult ESL Conversations Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes to keep up with the conversation and visit oup.com/elt/LoveAdultESL for more useful resources.

Download a full transcript of this episode.

This series has been developed specifically for Adult ESL teachers in the US and refers to course titles that may not be available in every country. Please check with your local Oxford University Press office about title availability.