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Acknowledgements

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    Thanks to all who have provided guidance and support for the creation of this textbook.

    Jenell Rae: A special thanks to my family for their patience during this project, my colleagues at East Los Angeles College who always share ideas and inspire me to grow as an educator, and finally, the OER movement for making life easier for students nationwide.

    Sara Behseta: Special thanks to Shana Pacheco and Kevin Van Houten at East Los Angeles College for their annotation ideas, which were used in the appendix of this text. My gratitude also to the ESL and English faculty at East Los Angeles College along with my district colleagues, three of whom are authors of this text, for all their wise words that made a profound impact on my teaching. And most importantly, I wish to thank my parents and particularly my husband, Sam, whose support can only be described as the most meaningful of all.

    Edgar Perez: First, I want to thank the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges for their support in the OER initiative. I also want to specially thank my E.S.L. colleagues at the Los Angeles Community College District for their support in this textbook project. This text is a testament of your knowledge and collaboration efforts. I want to thank Dr. Reginald Hubbard for your encouragement, support, and ideas for this textbook. Finally, to my family, thank you for your patience and understanding during this project.

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