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Teaching low-level adult ESL learners

Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE Digest

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1995

Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: (202)-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Multilevel Classes (Second Language Instruction); Classroom Techniques; Grouping (Instructional Purposes)

The digest provides information on how to identify and assess the instructional needs of adults learning to become literate in a second language; it discusses general techniques that facilitate instruction for these learners; it provides a sample procedure for combining some of these techniques; and it describes classroom materials appropriate for low-level adult ESL learners.

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