Language Complexity in the Adult Ed ESL Classroom

Language Complexity in the Adult Ed ESL Classroom
DATE: November 3, 2023
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TRAINER: Capital Region Language Center (CRLC)
LOCATION: Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES 3599 Big Ridge Rd. Spencerport, NY 14559

Finger Lakes RAEN Training is available to all, regardless of location.


No late registration will be accepted.

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.

In order to become more proficient speakers, students must grow in their ability to produce more complex language, both in speaking and in writing. This workshop will focus on three aspects of language complexity: vocabulary, sentence structure, and elaboration. During the morning session, a variety of strategies and activities will be introduced and demonstrated, including activities for building vocabulary, using more complex grammatical structures, improving organization and cohesion, and helping students state opinions, give reasons, and keep a conversation going, Participants will also have opportunities to share activities that have worked well for them.  During the afternoon session, participants will be given time to adapt what they have learned to their individual programs. Participants should bring appropriate resources such as an upcoming unit, vocabulary lists, and assignments. Each participant should leave this workshop with four to six new activities that can be implemented immediately.

Any questions or issues, please contact Patricia Lawrence at: [email protected] or 585-617-2732

This training is 6 hours in length and will count toward the required 14 hours of professional development under ACCES-AEPP contracts/grants.

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Do you require special accommodations: If you require special accommodations, please email [email protected] with specific needs.
If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Lawrence at: [email protected] or 585-617-2732. In most instances, a reminder email will be sent 2/3 days prior to the event.
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