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Workplace instruction and workforce preparation for adult immigrants

Series or Serial: Briefs

Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: September 2007

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: 8 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Workplace Literacy; Educational Objectives; Vocational Education

'Adult educators across the country are looking for ways to ensure that foreign-born adults will be successful in gaining English proficiency and in entering or advancing at the workplace. This brief reviews the three venues in which federally funded instruction is available for immigrant workers, describing basic program features and the strengths/challenges of each program type.' A list of references is included.

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