Name: Karen  Stanley
 
Department: Academic ESL
Title: Professor, Academic ESL
Office Location:
Central High, 351
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6604
Fax Number: (704) 330-6780
Email Address: Karen.Stanley@cpcc.edu
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Responsibilities:
In class:

MW 8:30-12:30
T 8:30-1:20
Th 8:30-12:30

Office hours (CH 351), Spring 2014:

M-Th 8:00-8:30am, 10:30am-11:30,
M,W,Th 12:30-2:30pm
Friday - office hours vary
other times by appointment

Please call or email to confirm availability, as I may be in meetings or have other appointments scheduled.

Teach Academic ESL, which includes different levels of the core curriculum (grammar, reading, listening-speaking & composition) as well as elective courses such as pronunciation, TOEFL preparation, business English, academic vocabulary and multiskill workshop.
 
Educational Background:
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC - MA in linguistics, May 1998. Thesis: Acquisition of English Past Time Verbal Morphology by Instructed Adult Learners of a Second Language. Graduate courses included a variety of both theoretical and applied linguistics.
 
Educational Experience:
Central Piedmont Community College, Instructor, Academic ESL. Since 1984, in that program, teach all levels of listening-speaking, grammar, composition, and reading as well as special topics courses. Over 30 years of ESL/EFL experience in proprietary programs, universities, and community colleges both within and outside the United States.
More detailed information at
http://karen.stanley.people.cpcc.edu/index
 
Publications:
Extensive publications and presentations. See http://karen.stanley.people.cpcc.edu./page2.htm
for details.
 
Interests:
Languages (I speak fluent French, have a command of Spanish and a working knowledge of modern Greek), pottery, world cultures, human rights issues, and travel.
 
Other Information:
Information about the Academic ESL Program is available off Karen's homepage, at
http://karen.stanley.people.cpcc.edu/AcadESLgenl.htm
 

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My Internet Links

Karen's website

Academic ESL Program Information

Foreign Language Division

Karen's Classes