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WEBINAR: Protecting World Heritage: ESP Training for Angkor Park Rangers

  • 1.  WEBINAR: Protecting World Heritage: ESP Training for Angkor Park Rangers

    Posted 2 days ago
    Greetings TESOL Community,

    The English for Specific Purposes Interest Section (ESP-IS) is pleased to have two experienced ESP professionals provide a webinar, Protecting World Heritage: ESP Training for Angkor Park Rangers, on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern.

    Presenters
    Kitty Johnson
    is a teacher and teacher trainer with more than 30 years of overseas and US experience. She has developed curricula for language learners and language teachers, designed and facilitated training and trainer-of-trainer courses, and written materials for a variety of ESP courses. She has been a RELO, an English Language Fellow, a Soros Teaching Fellow, and a Peace Corps Response Volunteer, Her most recent short-term projects have been in Uzbekistan and Albania. She received her MA TESOL from California State University, Los Angeles. Kitty currently lives in Washington, DC.

    Margaret van Naerssen, Ph.D. Applied Linguistics (University of Southern California). Third Chair TESOL ESP IS. Co-director (with Chinese colleague) UCLA --Chinese Academy of Sciences, Graduate English Language Center in Beijing. Some assignments include the Department of State, Fulbright Commission, USAID, Asia Foundation, and independent opportunities. Co-author SciTech with Moya Brennan

    Webinar Description
    In Cambodia, a unique English for Specific Purposes pilot project was designed for training temple rangers in the Angkor World Heritage Site. Needs analyses identified the rangers' English needs when communicating with visitors about The Visitor Code of Conduct and other issues. The needs are addressed by authentic and relevant materials and tasks and adapted during the pilot.

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    In Cambodia, a unique English for Specific Purposes pilot project was designed for training temple rangers in the Angkor World Heritage Site. Needs analyses identified the rangers' English needs when communicating with visitors about The Visitor Code of Conduct and other issues. The needs are addressed by authentic and relevant materials and tasks, and adapted during the pilot.
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    Jennifer Roberts
    Aviation English Specialist
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    United States
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