MIAMI DADE COLLEGE |Hialeah Campus
     

Gabriella Barcsa

 

 
    Department of ESL & Foreign Languages
       
    GENERAL INFORMATION
 
   

Gabriella Barcsa
Adjunct Professor
Department of ESL & Foreign Languages
Phone: (305) 237-6202
E-mail: gbarcsa@mdc.edu

Wolfson Campus
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132

     
      COURSE INFORMATION
   
EAP 1401 Speech/Listening 5
EAP 1502 Accent Reduction - Vowels
EAP 1520 Reading 5
EAP 1640 Writing 6
EAP 1660 Grammar 6
     
      OFFICE SCHEDULE
   
Monday and Friday 10:50 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and by appointment
   
     
    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
   
M.A. TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1999

B.A. TEFL, Centre for English Teacher Training, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen, Hungary, 1995
     
     
      CURRENT PROJECTS
   
Extensive Reading in the Classroom
Within the framework of a skills-based reading program students read fiction and non-fiction extensively.

StoryCorps for ESL Learners
Students record and share personal narratives in upper level speech classes.                

     
     INTERESTS
   
I enjoy reading, traveling, gardening and yoga.
     
     
    ONLINE RESOURCES / LINKS
     
   
Study skills:
Barsch Learning Style Inventory - take this 15-minute test and find out about  your learning style
 
Reading:
Project Gutenberg - thousands of free electronic books in different languages
Miami Dade Public Library - search for books, books on tape, CDs, DVDs, videos, etc.
MDC Libraries
 

Listening:

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - ESL listening tasks
Radio Lab - radio programs on intriguing topics in a different way
NPR - Helpful hint: Use the search box to enter the topic you'd like to hear about
 
Writing:
Irregular verbs - 3 forms of verbs, "-s" and "-ing" endings
 
Dictionaries:
Dictionary.com - dictionary with pronunciation, thesaurus, encyclopedia
Merriam Webster - dictionary with pronunciation, thesaurus, Spanish-English and medical dictionary
 
Idioms:
Idioms - Helpful hint: Can't exactly remember an expression you're looking for? Just enter the keyword in the search box, and a list of idioms will come up.
 
Everyday events:
NY Times
Miami Herald
 
History and Arts:
Smithsonian - online exhibits about different cultures and historical events
History Channel - read and watch small features about different events in history
 
 
     
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