Monday, October 26, 2009

Fall Tem 2 2009

This term, under the guidance of instructor Eli Clarke and me, the VESL class is participating in a class exchange with students in a VESL class in Malaga Spain. We are doing all kinds of career- and culture-related projects, including video, which can be viewed on the blog we are using for the exchange. Your comments are welcome!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Congratulations, Min Li!

VESL Student Min Li, pictured here with noncredit counselor Denise Plante, is recipient of the Brooke Brummit Noncredit ESL scholarship.

She won $500 towards her studies in credit courses at MiraCosta College for the fall. Min Li has an impressive background of career experience in her native China, as you can see in her video resume, posted on the blog she made for posting class work this term.

Congratulations, Min Li! We're proud of you!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

VESL Class Spring 2009 Term 4

This term students completed a number of high-level projects. For one, students set up their own personal blogs for posting class work, using

Maki's Blog was voted best. See it at . Congratulations, Maki, on a job well done and best wishes for continued success in credit classes at MCC!

Students also made video resumes. Maria's video resume was voted best. You can see it on her blog at Congratulations, Maria! Whichever company hires you will benefit from your experience and professionalism!

Students' blogs for this term:

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Inspirational Career Story of Dr. Q

Dr. Quinones was an immigrant who started off as a field worker and is now one of the United States' top surgeons. Watch this motivational video of his story:

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Spring 2009 -- Term 1

This term, VESL students contributed to their own wiki pages on a class wiki. Projects included a self introduction glog on (that included videos of students introducing themselves), a paragraph summarizing the results of a color career quiz, a PowerPoint to practice participial adjectives, a timeline project on, and a career research project.

Good work, MCC VESL students!