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Carol Emmer

ESL Specialist

Carol Emmer is the ESL specialist and instructor for the ESL adjunct courses. She has over thirty years of experience teaching English as a Second Language, as well as experience teaching Russian and French. Ms. Emmer also has experience as a corporate ESL trainer. She is available by appointment at  719-227-6742.

Activities & Interests

  • Pilates and Yoga
  • Hiking
  • Foreign Films
  • Spy and Mystery Novels

Regular Classes

Advanced Written Practice in English as a Second Language (GS 201)

Language practice and support for any student whose native language is not English. Review of and practice in American academic writing conventions, mechanics, and English grammar. ½ unit; taught during the fall and spring semesters; Instructor: Carol Emmer.

Advanced Oral Practice in English as a Second Language (GS 202)

Strengthening of oral fluency skills through pronunciation practice, vocabulary development, and review of idiomatic expressions and two-word verbs. Students will also participate in classroom discussions and oral presentations. ½ unit; taught during the fall and spring semesters; Instructor: Carol Emmer.

Teaching English as a Second Language (ED 202)

An introduction to theories, applications, and issues related to teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). Topics of study include an overview of second language acquisition theory, working with diverse populations, making content area lessons accessible to ESL students, ESL methodology, and field observation. 

This course has been tagged as a Community-Based Learning (CBL) course.

Education

    • B.A., Russian and French, CU Boulder
    • M.A., Russian Literature, Minor ESL, UT Austin
    • M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, CU Boulder