Philosophies and approaches in adult ESL literacy instruction
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
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language);
The digest gives an overview of five approaches currently used in adult English as a second language (ESL) literacy instruction. The approaches are Freirean/Participatory, Whole Language, Language Experience, Learner Writing and Publishing, and Competency Based Education.
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