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:
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FALL 2016

TEACHING Schedule:
MTWTh - 9:30-1:20

Office Hours: MTWTh - 7:30-9:20, 1:30-2:15
Later hours and Friday hours variable

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 35 years of ESL/EFL experience in proprietary programs, universities, and community colleges both within and outside the United States.
More detailed information at
Extensive publications and presentations. See
for details.
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

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My Internet Links

Karen's website

Academic ESL Program Information

Foreign Language Division

Karen's Classes