Whole language in adult ESL programs
Series or Serial: ERIC/Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics news bulletin; v. 13, no. 2, (p. 1, 4-5, 8)
Publisher: ERIC CLL
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1990
Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: English (Second Language); Whole Language Approach; Adult Literacy
The article defines the popular whole language approach, relates it to teaching English as a second language, and describes some model whole language programs for adults learning English as a new language. The ideas of key educators in the field are summarized. One model program, the one operating at Invergarry Learning Centre in Surrey, British Columbia, is featured.
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