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Vocational English-as-a-second-language programs

Series or Serial: Digest

Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1989

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: 202-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Vocational English (Second Language)

VESL refers to the English needed to interact with English-speaking customers or employees, to fill out job applications, and to use manuals or catalogs. The goal of VESL is to teach the language required for successful participation in training programs and for job performance. The digest details program models and considerations for designing a successful program.

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