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Training to teach ESL in the workplace

Series or Serial: TESOL newsletter; v. 24, no. 5, October 1990

Publisher: TESOL

Published At: Alexandria, VA

Date Published: 1990

Distributor: TESOL

Source Address: 1600 Cameron Street, Suite 300

Source City/State/Zip: Alexandria VA 22314

Phone: (703) 836-0774

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Basic Skills; Employment; Teacher Education

Abstract:
There is an increased demand for literacy and skills training in the workplace, and a corresponding increase in the number of teaching jobs available. Teachers need specialized training in needs assessment and curriculum development for workplace ESL. The article summarizes a pilot program at Portland Community College for pre-service and in-service training of teachers interested in setting up and teaching programs for ESL in the workplace (EWP).

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