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ESL: English as a Second Language

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336. USA Learns, English 1 Plus!

Activity Description

USA Learns First English Course is a complete online course for beginning-low intermediate ESL students. It includes integrated activities for Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking with grammar, lifes and citizenship skills.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low
337. Using English for Academic Purposes: Academic Writing

Activity Description

The comprehensive guide has readings with some integrated exercises that include an introduction to academic writing, the process, questions, research, organization, functions, paragraphs, plagiarism, reporting, genres, reference, citation, punctuation, spelling, features of academic writing, a check list, and multiple interactive exercises to apply all. Assign students whose goal is transitioning to higher education to work through the guide independently, assign specific parts, or use specific sections in class to prepare students for the demands of academic writing in college and university. Use the sample exercise when teaching students how to identify and write topic sentences for paragraphs.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Advanced
338. Using English for Academic Purposes: Listening Comprehension and Note-Taking

Activity Description

This comprehensive guide has readings with some integrated exercises that include an introduction to academic listening, advice, process, note-taking, structure, reference, and multiple interactive exercises to apply all. Assign students whose goal is transitioning to higher education to work through the guide independently, assign specific parts, or use specific sections in class to prepare students for the demands of academic listening in college and university. Use the sample cloze exercise (on Education and Success) for students to practice listening and note-taking by filling in missing key words in a note-taking outline.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Advanced
339. Using English for Academic Purposes: Reading Skills for Academic Study

Activity Description

This comprehensive guide has readings with some integrated exercises that include an introduction to academic reading, advice, efficiency, understanding, note-taking, strategies, critical reading, and multiple interactive exercises to apply all. Assign students whose goal is transitioning to higher education to work through the guide independently, assign specific parts, or use specific sections in class to prepare students for the demands of reading academically in college and university. Use the sample exercises for students to practice identifying genres of texts, tone, reading purposes, and appropriate strategies or methods for reading. To find the other reading exercises, use this link new window then select Exercises in the left side bar.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Advanced
340. Using English for Academic Purposes: Speaking in Academic Contexts

Activity Description

This comprehensive guide has readings with some integrated exercises that include an introduction to academic speaking, presentation, pronunciation, features, symbols, functions, group work, a checklist, and multiple exercises to apply all. Assign students whose goal is transitioning to higher education to work through the guide independently, assign specific parts, or use specific sections in class to prepare students for the demands of speaking academically in college and university. Use the sample activity to have students practice syllable stress in their pronunciation.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Advanced
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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.