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

Barbara D’Emilio taught English in adult education programs in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for many years. Inspired by students, she and Ruth Ticktin wrote What’s Ahead? Transitioning from Adult Education to a Career.