Materials for talk by J. Bartel – Teaching soft skills for the job interview

Teaching soft skills for the job interview: References & Readings

by Joan Bartel

Date: Day 2, May 23 @ 10:00AM

SOFT SKILLS FOR/AT WORK (and related topics)

ALLIES. (2015). Perceptions of Employment Barriers and Solutions. At: Malatest_report_with_appendices.pdf

Bartel, J. (2014). Office Soft Skills, 2nd ed. Toronto: Bartel. Distributed by englishcentral.net.

Galt, V. (2005, 21 Sept.). Why new hires bomb: beyond technical skills. The Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/why-new-hires-bomb-beyond-technical-skills/article341946/ [Last retrieved: 19 May 2015]

Grant Halvorson, Heidi. (2015). No One Understands You and What to Do About It. Harvard Business Review Press.

Reviewed by Harvey Schachter. (2015, 20 May). How to see yourself as your co-workers do. The Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/management/how-to-see-yourself-as-your-co-workers-do/article24488409/

Holmes, Paul, Erin Waugh, Jake Evans. (2010). From Immersion to Integration Phase 2 Report.

NorQuest College Centre for Excellence in Intercultural Education. https://www.norquest.ca/NorquestCollege/media/pdf/centres/intercultural/ImmersiontoIntegrationReport.pdf (Accessed via: https://www.norquest.ca/norquest-centres/centre-for-intercultural-education/projects/completed-projects/immersion-to-integration-(phase-2).aspx)

Laroche, Lionel and Rutherford, Don. (2007). Recruiting, Retaining, and Promoting Culturally Different Employees. Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann (Elsevier).

NorQuest College Centre for Excellence in Intercultural Education. (2010?) Internationally Educated Professional Performance Gaps. Immersion to Integration. https://www.norquest.ca/NorquestCollege/media/pdf/centres/intercultural/Immersion-to-Integration-IEP-Performance-Gaps.pdf

Yates, L., & Springall, J. (2010). Soften up! Successful requests in the workplace. In D. H. Tatsuki & N. R. Houck (Eds.), Pragmatics: Teaching speech acts (pp. 67–88). TESOL. www.tesolmedia.com/articles/CC_Live_SoftenUp.pdf

TEACHING PRAGMATICS

Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen & Mahan-Taylor, Rebecca. (2000?). Introduction. Teaching pragmatics. U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  http://americanenglish.state.gov/resources/teaching-pragmatics

Bartel, Joan. (2013). Pragmatics in the Post-TESL Certificate course “Language Teaching for Employment” TESL Canada Journal, 30 (Special Issue 7), 108-124. http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl/article/view/1155

Bartel, Joan & Beletzan, Vera. (2011). Specialized language training for employment (SLTE). Framework for Post TESL Certificate Training. TESL Ontario. www.teslontario.net/uploads/accrditation/PTCT/HumberCollege.pdf

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA). (2010). Introduction to Pragmatics. Dancing with Words: Strategies for learning pragmatics in Spanish. University of Minnesota. http://www.carla.umn.edu/speechacts/sp_pragmatics/Introduction_to_pragmatics/introduction_to_pragmatics.html

Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks. (2012). Incorporating Pragmatics in a CLB-Based Program. Support Kit. pp. 71-78 www.language.ca/documents/clb_support_kit_1.pdf

Holmes, Paul, Erin Waugh, Jake Evans. (2010). From Immersion to Integration Phase 2 Report.Alberta: NorQuest College Centre for Excellence in Intercultural Education. https://www.norquest.ca/NorquestCollege/media/pdf/centres/intercultural/ImmersiontoIntegrationReport.pdf (Find it through: https://www.norquest.ca/norquest-centres/centre-for-intercultural-education/projects/completed-projects/immersion-to-integration-(phase-2).aspx)

Houck, N. R. & Tatsuki, D.H. Eds. (2011). Pragmatics: Teaching Natural Conversation. TESOL.

Ishihara, Noriko & Cohen, Andrew D. (2010). Teaching and learning pragmatics. Where language and culture meet. Longman Applied Linguistics (Pearson Education)

Tatsuki, D. H. & Houck, N. R., eds. (2010). Pragmatics: Teaching Speech Acts. TESOL.

Yates, L., & Springall, J. (2010). Soften up! Successful requests in the workplace. In D. H. Tatsuki & N. R. Houck (Eds.), Pragmatics: Teaching speech acts (pp. 67–88). TESOL. www.tesolmedia.com/articles/CC_Live_SoftenUp.pdf

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