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Cultural considerations in adult literacy education

Series or Serial: Digest

Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1991

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: 202-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Intercultural Communication; Adult Literacy

Abstract:
In this digest, the main themes of a broad interpretation of literacy are set forth, and examples of approaches in use and resources available are cited. Although most of the literature is focused on native language literacy, the themes, recommendations, and materials are relevant for adult learning English as a second language as well.

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