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Growing old in America: learning English literacy in the later years

Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE Digest

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1993

Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: (202)-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Administrator

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: English (Second Language); Adult Literacy; Older Adults; Immigrants

Abstract:
This digest argues that it is both feasible and appropriate to provide language and literacy instruction for older immigrants and refugees and discusses the needs, and resources of these older learners, or elders.

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