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ERIC Number: ED095142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Pages: 9
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Reference Count: 0
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Modular Sequence: English as a Second Language, Methods and Techniques. TTP 001.14 Teaching ESL in Context. Teacher Corps Bilingual Project.
Hernandez, Alberto; Melnick, Susan L.
Given the series of activities included in this module on the importance of cultural context in the teaching of second languages, the participant should be able to: (a) prepare a culturally relevant grammatical exercise for a specific group of Puerto Rican Spanish-speakers, (b) list several possible activities for using the learner's cultural background in the English as a Second Language (ESL) classroom, and (c) evaluates the relevance of the cultural context in existing materials available for Spanish/English bilingual programs. The module includes short-essay pre- and post-assessment of the participant and learning alternatives, which are presented in outline form. Specific readings are assigned for each activity. A bibliography ends the module. (JA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: Hartford Univ., West Hartford, CT. Coll. of Education.
Note: For related documents, see SP 008 306-319 and 321