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ESL Faculty Professional Development Workshop

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

ESL Faculty Professional Development Workshop

We are honored to host a world famous author Irene Schoenberg as our Guest Speaker at ESL Faculty Professional Development Workshop which will be held on Friday, May 3rd.

It will take place at 383 Pearl Street, Writing Center, at 1:00 pm.

Irene E. Schoenberg has taught ESL for more than two decades at Hunter College’s International English Language Institute and at Columbia University’s American Language Program. She has trained ESL and EFL teachers at Columbia University’s Teachers College and at the New School University. She has given workshops and academic presentations at conferences, English language schools, and universities in Brazil, Chile, Dubai, El Salvador, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand, and throughout the United States.

Ms. Schoenberg is the author of “Talk about Trivia”; “Talk about Values”; “Speaking of Values 1: Conversations and Listening”; “Topics from A to Z, Book 1 and 2”; and the basic level of Focus on Grammar. She is the co-author with Jay Maurer of the True Colors series and Focus on Grammar 1.

Ms. Schoenberg holds a master’s degree in TESOL from Columbia University.

For more information on this special workshop please contact Helen Polynsky at 718-522-9073 ext. 2200 or email her at


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