Project Success is a new six-level, four-skills series with a strong focus on workplace skills and 21st-century challenges. Geared toward adults and young adults, the highly engaging video-based program teaches English by involving students in real-life professional situations.
Susan Gaer, Sarah Lynn
Level: From Beginner to Advanced
Project Success - Intro Level
Project Success - Level 1
Project Success - Level 2
Project Success - Level 3
Project Success - Level 4
Project Success - Level 5
Improve your English skills with Project Success
This hybrid course, the first of its kind for adult education English language learners, provides video, audio, digital, and print materials to guide teacher-student interaction in the classroom. all materials are integrated for seamless blending of classroom and independent learning.
Each level of Project Success presents a different workplace setting. Students learn situational language,employment, and educational skills as they watch interactions with co-workers, customers, family, and friends in a variety of workplace and personal situations. As students move through the series, they learn about six important sectors in today’s economy: food service, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, business, and retail. This practical focus enables students to learn and hone everyday life skills as well as critical thinking skills for the workplace and for further education.
In developing this course the focus is on students’ future aspirations, and on their current realities. Through inspiring stories of adults working and mastering life’s challenges, the series illustrate the skills and competencies adult Englidh language learners need to participate fully and progress in their roles at home, work, school, and in the community. To create versatile and dynamic learning tools, there is integrated digital features such as video, audio, and an online curriculum into one unified and comprehensive course.
The series includes:
- integrated video, audio and online tools for a seamless blend of classroom and independent learning
- general English of major skill areas
- day-in-a-life of adults in a variety of workplace settings
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Susan Gaer has worked as an ESL teacher since 1980 and currently teaches at the Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education. She is an avid user of technology and trains teachers online for TESOL and the Outreach Technical Assistance Center (OTAN). Susan is a frequent conference presenter, showcasing the use of technology with adult learners from the literacy level through transition to college. She has co-authored books and teacher’s manuals, served on the executive boards for CATESOL (California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) and TESOL, and contributed to standing committees for professional development and technology. Susan holds a master’s degree in English with emphasis in TESOL from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University.
Sarah Lynn has over twenty-five years of teaching experience in ESOL. She has dedicated much of her teaching life to working with low-level learners with interrupted education. Currently she teaches at the Harvard Bridge Program, Harvard University. As a teacher trainer, Sarah has led professional development workshops throughout the United States on topics such as teaching in the multilevel classroom, learner persistence, twenty-first-century skills, self-directed learning, collaborative learning, and scaffolding learning for the literacy learner. As a consultant, she has written ESOL curricula for programs in civics, literacy, phonics, and English language arts. As a materials writer, she has contributed to numerous Pearson ELT publications, including Business Across Cultures, Future, Future U.S. Citizens, and Project Success. Sarah holds a master’s degree in TESOL from Teacher’s College, Columbia University.