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Work, Economy and Organizations

2010

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Esl Work Readiness Curriculum Survey, Lynda Devine Jan 2010

Esl Work Readiness Curriculum Survey, Lynda Devine

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Minnesota has seen a 120% increase in immigration between 2003 & 2009. Since work is an integral aspect of quality of life in the USA, and in order to successfully integrate into the USA workforce, the new arrivals will need assistance in gaining USA work related skills .The CLUES agency contracts with Ramsey County, MN for its Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) clients. The contract includes providing job skill training to persons for whom English is a Second Language (ESL). CLUES chose to create an ESL Work Readiness curriculum that was meaningful and linguistically appropriate for the participants while meeting …