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Improving adult English language learners' speaking skills

Series or Serial: Digest

Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1999

Distributor: National Center for ESL Literacy Education (NCLE)

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, NW

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: 202-362-0700

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p

Subjects: English (Second Language); Adult Education; Speech Skills

This digest describes what speaking involves and what good speakers do in the process of expressing themselves. It also presents an outline for creating an effective speaking lesson and for assessing learners' speaking skills. References are included.

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