Food Safety: Intermediate ESL

This resource supports the teaching of specific education and training content that can be implemented by classroom instructors in the context of a particular career cluster.

Elizabeth Andress
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation
Hubbs Adult Basic Education Center
Minnesota Department of Education and the FastTrack Bridge Project
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Instructional Material
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This 15+ hour food safety curriculum contains instructional and support materials that build English language, technology, and soft skills within career-specific units of instruction.  Included are unit materials with instructor guidelines, unit benchmarks, instructions for a culminating activity and a PowerPoint presentation on Food Safety jobs.  The course provides a pre-bridge to the ServSafe Food Safety Certification Course.

Benefits and Uses

Students will:  (1) Learn vocabulary related to hand washing procedures; (2) Write instructions for a simple procedure; (3) Give a verbal presentation; (4) Demonstrate teamwork; (5) Read a thermometer; and (6) Demonstrate literacy skills appropriate for Intermediate ESL.

Resource Notice

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.