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Join us for BC TEAL’s 2017 Annual Conference and Anniversary Celebration at Vancouver Community College’s Broadway Campus, May 4th to 6th. We are thrilled to be celebrating our 50th anniversary, and look forward to having you join us for three days of professional development and celebration.
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Saturday, May 6 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Writing Accuracy for the Workplace: Views of EAL Employees

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This session presents study results on workplace writing accuracy from EAL employees’ perspectives. Qualitative interviews conducted with nine EAL employees in Canada indicate the participants valued writing accuracy and clarity but were not well prepared at university. They suggested universities offer more writing-related courses and services and incorporate real-life scenarios.

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Jim Hu

Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University
Dr. Jim Hu is an Associate Professor at Thomson Rivers University, where he teaches courses in teaching English as a second language (TESL) and English for academic purposes (EAP). His research interests include ESL academic writing, academic discourse, grammar, and writing probl... Read More →



Saturday May 6, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm
1212 (Bldg B) VCC Broadway

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