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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

Phone: (202)-362-0700

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

Abstract:
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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