Eric L. Moore, MA, is the Interim Intensive English Program Director and the Testing and Assessment Coordinator at the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute. He has been working in English as a Foreign/Second Language for twenty years in the United States, Taiwan, and China. He has taught learners from the kindergarten to postgraduate levels. He has most recently made presentations on the assessment of spoken language, intercultural communication, language pragmatics, learner equity and inclusion, and L2 testing anxiety.
Jessica Hill is an ESL educator with an MA in applied linguistics and more than 10 years of experience teaching and creating materials for second language learners at universities in China, Lithuania, and the United States. She has taught in intensive English programs in Ohio and Pennsylvania, coordinated a pronunciation tutoring program, and taught graduate level writing and English skills courses at a seminary, where she also coordinated language assessment and generated materials for English learners in demanding graduate programs in history, philosophy, and theology. She is currently an instructor in the English Language Institute at Arcadia University in Glenside, PA. Her primary areas of research interest are listening, speaking, and pronunciation instruction and language assessment.