ERIC Number: ED240266
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills to English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Adults. October 1 - December 31, 1983.
Carl, Donald R., Jr.
This volume consists of the handouts designed to be used along with the English-as-a-second-language (ESL) program that was presented during a one-and-a-half hour presentation entitled "Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills to ESL Adults." Presented first are a brief outline of the content of the presentation and a summary of its evaluation by the workshop participants. The remainder of the volume consists of 22 handouts devoted to the following topics: the ESL adult; questions and answers for the ESL teacher; guidelines for teaching ESL classes; listening and speaking skills; pronunciation, stress, and intonation; teaching English pronunciation; types of student drills; conversation starters for learning from foreign students; audio and speaking activities to develop listening and speaking skills; games and activities for the ESL classroom; nine different ways to teach reading; tips on teaching reading to limited-English speakers; snap reading, using the Cloze procedure to teach reading; teaching writing; ESL communication skills; and ESL teacher training materials. Concluding the guide is the form that was used to evaluate the training session. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Cloze Procedure, Communication Skills, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Program Implementation, Pronunciation, Reading Skills, Resources, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Skill Development, Speech Skills, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster, PA.
Identifiers: 310 Project
Note: Parts of the appendix may not reproduce well due to light type. Presented at the National Adult Education Conference (Philadelphia, PA, December 3, 1983).