Other Publications from the Issues in Workplace
and Vocational ESL Instruction Series

Learning to Work in a New Land:
A Review and Sourcebook for Vocational and Workplace ESL
by Marilyn Gillespie
This paper provides a concise but detailed overview of the status of the field of vocational and workplace ESL instruction. It reviews existing written materials from both research and practice to assist practitioners and all others interested in preparing adult immigrants and out-of-school youth to work in the United States.

The Vocational Classroom: A Great Place to Learn English
by Elizabeth Platt
Using examples from actual vocational classrooms, this paper explores how vocational teachers, ESL teachers, and vocational program administrators can maximize opportunities for limited-English-proficient students to improve their English as they master vocational content.