Margi Wald

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Continuing Lecturer and Director of Summer English Language Studies

Margi Wald, M.A. Applied Linguistics, University of Houston, teaches first-year composition, reading, and grammar & vocabulary courses specifically designed for multilingual student writers.  She directs UC Berkeley's Summer English Language Studies program, co-edits The CATESOL Journal, and has extensive experience presenting at and organizing conferences for English language teaching organizations.  She co-edited Teaching U.S.-educated Multilingual Student Writers (with Mark Roberge and Kay Losey) and co-authored the textbook Exploring Options in Academic Writing: Effective Vocabulary and Grammar Use (with Jan Frodesen). Her research focuses on corpus-based materials development for and academic literacy development among immigrant ESL students.

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