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Promoting learner transitions to postsecondary education and work: developing academic readiness skills from the beginning

Series or Serial: CAELA Network Brief

Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: March 2010

Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

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

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 13 p.

Subjects: Adult Students; English (Second Language); Transitional Programs; Education Work Relationship; Postsecondary Education

This brief reviews the literature on the skills needed for adult English language learners to transition to academic study or work and offers examples of activities and strategies that can be used at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of ESL instruction to help learners develop these skills. An extensive list of references is included.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.