ERIC Number: ED171119
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Resources for TESOL Teaching: A Handbook for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Program & Training Journal Reprint Series, No. 26.
Boone, Eleanor C., Comp.; And Others
This resource guide for teachers of English to speakers of other languages contains two sections, one dealing with resources and the second dealing with the language itself. The first section contains teaching ideas, techniques, and suggestions on how to present, develop, and reinforce pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation. An additional chapter on games as techniques for reviewing the language skills already taught is included. The second section deals with the following aspects of language: (1) a comparison of four phonetic alphabets; (2) examples of minimal pairs; (3) glossary of grammatical terms; (4) irregular verbs; (5) verb tenses; (6) different ways of expressing the future; (7) troublesome verbs; (8) modal auxiliaries; (9) two-word verbs; (10) prefixes and suffixes; (11) Latin and Greek roots; (12) vocabulary categories; (13) commonly used words; (14) question types; (15) punctuation rules; (16) spelling rules; (17) British and American spelling differences; (18) weights, measures, distances, and their metric equivalents; and (19) visual aids. An annotated bibliography of English as a second language (ESL) materials and an article by Brenda Gates on the development of ESL materials that relate to students' everyday lives and futures are included. Additionally, a list of the manuals and reprints currently available for volunteers who want to develop lessons and classes focusing on basic human needs is provided. (SW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language), Grammar, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Orthographic Symbols, Phonetic Transcription, Pronunciation Instruction, Reading Skills, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Verbs, Vocabulary Development, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.