Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL)

What does Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) mean?

Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) are programs which help immigrants learn English skills which can be used in their employment or in a particular vocation. Often Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) programs also combine language education with instruction in job-specific skills.

The goal of Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) programs is to assist refugees and immigrants to find employment in the United States by increasing their use of language and their technical skills. VESL programs allow immigrants to become better communicators within their work setting and identify transferable job skills. Classes may also help immigrants identify their strengths and weaknesses and identify work goals.

Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) programs focus on learning English grammar, reading, writing, listening and talking. The goal of programs is to help students learn more about the American business culture so they can find better employment.

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