31 March 2006
English Dept. Lecture Series:
Enhancing Communication Skills for ESL Students
The English Department Lecture Series presents, "How Small Groups Can Help
ESL Students Develop Communication Skills," a presentation by Linda Yost, instructor of English at JSU. The focus of this presentation
is to provide educators with strategies for helping students whose first language is not English communicate more effectively and
Ms. Yost teaches basic English skills and early American literature at JSU.
Ms. Yost has also taught technical and business writing courses and Freshman
composition at Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin-Marathon
County. Her specialty is teaching English as a second language composition, and
she spent two years teaching writing at the American University in Cairo. Ms. Yost holds a B.A. from Alderson-Broaddus
College (1983) and M.A. (1985) from West Virginia University.
The lecture will begin at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 5 April, and will be held in Room 230 of Stone Center. This event is free and
open to the public.
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