Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Foreign Workers Take Jobs Americans Don't Want



VOAVideo: Foreign Workers Take Jobs Americans Don't Want

About 66,000 migrants enter the United States legally as H2B Guest Workers each year. H2B is a visa program that gives workers access to minimum-wage, non-agricultural jobs that, employers say, would otherwise go unfilled because the pay is low, the employment seasonal and the work often back breaking and tedious.

Monday, August 30, 2010

VESL Orientation


Welcome to the VESL Class! It was so nice to meet you this morning. Here is the ppt presentation with extra slides about low to advanced levels of ESL.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Some Business Skills to Go With the Passion

Some Business Skills to Go With the Passion By STEVE LOHR, NYTimes

Thousands of courses are offered in entrepreneurship by colleges and universities, small-business development centers and chambers of commerce.
  • Silicon Valley SBDC (Small Business Developement Centers)
    SVSBDC is dedicated to the success of entrepreneurs in the Greater Silicon Valley Area, which includes Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Many free courses are held at Milpitas City Hall, just down the street from the Milpitas Adult School!

Friday, August 27, 2010

VESL Class Level 4-6, MWF 8:30 am-10 am

Due to overwhelming demand, there will be two VESL classes:

VESL Class Level 1-3
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am-10 am
Teacher: Judy Connell, Room 407
Class Size: 36 students
Check the class lists posted on the front door of the school.

VESL Class Level 4-6
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am-10 am
Teacher: Jennifer Gagliardi, Room 703
Class Size: 36 students

There is a waiting list for each class.

VESL Level 4-6 Class Roster:

  1. Adao, John Roxas
  2. Altamirano, Crescencio
  3. Assefa, Tsega F.
  4. Bai, Ping
  5. Bui, Chuong Quoc
  6. Bui, Hoa T
  7. Cui, Yongyi
  8. Dai, Yanchun
  9. Garcia, Adrian
  10. Garcia, Juan Izquierdo
  11. Han, Yujuan
  12. Hernandez, Lizbeth C.
  13. Huen, Kwai Ling
  14. Huong, Trinh Vu
  15. Le, Trong Duy
  16. Le, Van N T
  17. Nguyen, Du Van
  18. Nguyen, Hanh Thi My
  19. Nguyen, Linh
  20. Nguyen, Nancy Vuong
  21. Rangel, Antonio Ramirez
  22. Reyes- Trejo, Sonia M
  23. Ting, Li Jen
  24. To, Lucinda
  25. Tran, Thao T K
  26. Truong, Diem
  27. Tsuei, Lih Lih
  28. Tu, Juliana
  29. Vu, Hien Thu
  30. Wang, Xiaoli
  31. Wang, Xiaowei
  32. Wang, Xiumin
  33. Wei, Nanfen
  34. Xue, Xiuyu
  35. Yu, Shaofang
  36. Zheng, Wei Michelle

See you on Monday, August 30, 8:30 am- 10 am!