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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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Friday, May 5 • 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Expectations and Realities: EAL University Student Voices

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What skills do English as an Additional Language (EAL) university students need to succeed? A panel of students and language coaches from the UBC Academic English Language Support Program will discuss expectations and realities, and will share ideas on how we can all work towards creating an inclusive and supportive teaching and learning environment.


Naomi Sawai

UBC English Language Institute
Naomi Sawai is a language coach in the Academic English Support Program at UBC. She has taught EAP in Japan and the UAE, and she holds an MA in Linguistics.
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Eilidh Singh

Head Instructor: Academic English Support Program, The University of British Columbia English Language Institute
Eilidh Singh works at the UBC English Language Institute. Her current interests include the language coaching approach, and the integration of technology in language teaching. She is the current BC TEAL PD Co-Chair.
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Joyce White

Instructor, UBC English Language Institute
Joyce White is an instructor at the UBC English Language Institute, presently working as a language coach. She is interested in academic writing skills, assessment and in student advocacy.

Friday May 5, 2017 1:15pm - 2:45pm
2206 (Bldg B) VCC Broadway

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