ERIC Number: ED082199
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Fluency First; Instructor Training Course.
The purpose of this instructor training course manual is to prepare people to be effective instructors of oral English as a second language to illiterate adults of Indian ancestry who are taking, or preparing to take, a basic literacy course. The contents include: "Introduction," which looks at program objectives, a model of the course, terminal behaviors, and instructional objectives; (2) "Outline Notes for Proposed Topics," which discusses the nature of language, traditional Indian culture, the sound system of English, adult learners, what grammar is, learning a language, TESL, sentence patterns, English sounds, dialogue teaching, visual materials, informal oral language activities, comprehension activities, and evaluating students' progress; (3) "Learning Activities" which lists specific activities for the student to complete; (4) "List of References for Learning Activities," which contains the suggested materials to be used with the learning activities; (5) "Work Cards," which are specific learning activities to be completed by the student; (6) "Equipment for the Instructor's Course," which lists the equipment the instructor will need; and (7) "Practical Placement Instrument," which discusses decisions the instructor needs to make, rating oral language, and student interviews. (WR)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Training Research and Development Station, Prince Albert (Saskatchewan).