Adolescent learners in adult ESL classes
Series or Serial: Briefs
Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: October, 2005
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 11 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Adolescents
This brief explains some of the reasons why adolescents attend adult ESL classes and describes the characteristics of adult learners. The brief concludes by providing guidelines for adult ESL program administrators, instructors, and communities to improve adolescent ELLs' chances of success in and beyond adult ESL programs. References are included.