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How should adult ESL reading instruction differ from ABE reading instruction?

Series or Serial: Briefs

Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2005

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: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 6 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Reading Instruction

Abstract:
This brief examines the usefulness of suggestions for teaching reading to adult English speakers in relationship to English language learners. Suggestions and issues related to four components of reading are discussed: vocabulary, alphabetics and word analysis, fluency, and comprehension. References are included.

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