ERIC Number: ED195736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A La Buena: Living Better. Bilingual Adult Proficiency Level Materials for Everyday Living.
Smith, Philip D., Jr.; And Others
These bilingual English/Spanish Adult Proficiency Materials comprise three adult education courses in these areas: consumer education, health, and nutrition. Part 1, Consumer Education, covers these topics: money management, credit, frauds, consumer complaints, housing, utility bills, saving energy, banking, insurance (car, health, life), buying a car, and clothing. Part 2, Health, includes personal hygiene, prenatal care, types of doctors, heart diseases, drugs, alcohol, smoking, immunizations, eye and dental care for children, and common illnesses. Part 3, Nutrition, covers these areas: balanced diet, four basic food groups, obesity, dieting, exercise, comparative shopping, advertising, and ordering by mail. Each lesson or topic may include some or all of the following: objective(s), teacher guide or suggestions, informative materials, reading selections, questions, student exercises and/or activities, and suggested activities. Following an English version of all materials in each of the three sections, most student materials are repeated in Spanish. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Alcohol Education, Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education, Children, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Dietetics, Drug Use, Health Education, Housing, Hygiene, Insurance, Learning Activities, Money Management, Multilingual Materials, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Obesity, Smoking, Spanish
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: West Chester State Coll., PA.
Identifiers: Adult Performance Level; Life Skills
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