What’s Ahead?
What’s Ahead?

What’s Ahead?

Transitioning from Adult Education to a Career



88 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $21.50 (US $21.50) (CA $28.99)

Publication Date: May 2013

ISBN 9780866473521

Price: $21.50


What’s Ahead? provides students with career sector information and related vocabulary that pertain to a variety of careers where job growth is expected in the 21st century. Some of the featured careers are in health care, computer technology, hospitality, daycare and education, and entrepreneurship. Each chapter includes a reading, a reflection of a worker in that job sector, and representative realia/documents from that field. This rich and engaging content is supplemented with vocabulary exercises, discussion questions, and research and writing prompts.

Author Biography

Ruth Ticktin has coordinated programs, advised students, and taught ESL and writing in Washington, DC and Maryland since 1977. In addition to co-authoring What’s Ahead, she presented at TESOL 2016 and NCTN World Education 2018. Barbara D’Emilio is a long-time educator focusing on ESL and family involvement in schools through storytelling and action research.