English Language Learners and Vocational ESL

Mapping the Terrain: Language Testing and Placement
for U.S.-Educated Language Minority Students in California's Community Colleges
Executive Summary

Full Report

G.C. Bunch, A. Endris, D. Panayotova, M. Romero, and L. Llosa
Report prepared for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
January 2011

What's in a Test? ESL and English Placement Tests
in California's Community Colleges and Implications
for U.S.-Educated Language Minority Students

L. Llosa and G.C. Bunch
Report prepared for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
January 2011

Prescription for ESL Student Success

Teaching Materials for Vocational English as a Second Language
City College of San Francisco

Improving Workplace Opportunities for Limited English Speaking Workers
National Association of Manufacturers' Center for Workforce Success and Jobs for the Future, 2007

TORCHLIGHTS IN ESL: Five Community College Profiles
E. Zachry, E. Dibble, S. Seymour, S. Leibman, S. Ares, B. Larson and P. Ferguson, Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy, February 2007

VESL Workplace Clearinghouse

PASSING THE TORCH: Strategies for Innovation in Community College ESL
F.P. Chisman, J. Crandall, Council for the Advancement of Adult Literacy, February 2007

TORCHLIGHTS IN ESL: Five Community College Profiles
E. Zachry, E. Dibble, S. Seymour, S. Leibman, S. Ares, B. Larson and P. Ferguson, Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy, February 2007

California’s Commitment to Adult English Learners: Caught Between Funding and Need
Arturo Gonzalez
Public Policy Institute of California, 2007

The Language of Opportunity: Expanding Employment Prospects for Adults with Limited English Skills H. S. Wrigley; E. Richer; K. Martinson; H. Kubo; J. Strawn, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), August 2003