CAL wishes to thank all who contributed to the development of this online professional development module. Learn more.


Practical tools, activities, and resources
to guide instruction

Thank You

Thank you completing this online professional development module. We hope you found it informative and helpful in considering ways you can enhance instruction and appropriately assess the adult English language learners in your program.

The Center for Applied Linguistics is committed to providing information and resources to assist practitioners working with adult English language learners.

If you have any question or suggestions, or to learn how CAL can help your program, please contact us at…

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Visit this website for links to resources developed by CAL as part of our work in adult ESL education over the past decades, including free downloadable briefs and digests.

Learn more about BEST Plus, CAL’s oral proficiency assessment, and BEST Literacy, our assessment of reading and writing skills of adult English language learners.

Visit the COR website for resources about and for refugee populations, including a new video guide for working with refugee families in adult settings.