English that works: preparing adult English language learners for success in the workforce and community
Series or Serial: ERIC Q & A
Publisher: National Center for ESL Literacy Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 2002
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 4 p
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Workplace Literacy
This Q & A discusses efforts in adult ESL education to link language instruction to workforce and civic skills. It looks at the social forces that underlie these efforts and describes how adult ESL educators can integrate workforce and civic life skills into their curricula and convey these skills to their students through learner-centered instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. References are included.
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