ERIC Number: ED105766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Fluency First: Theory and Methods. An Oral English Course.
Fluency First is a Canadian instructional program in oral English as a second language for illiterate adults. This manual is intended for instructors in the program. Part 1 describes the program's development, its objectives, and student placement. Part 2 discusses the program methodology. Part 3 deals with class organization, instructor qualifications, and the role of mother language and target language in the classroom. In addition, courses entitled Skills of English, Communication in English, and Preparation for Reading and Writing are discussed in detail. Appendixes include information on: Fluency First and basic literacy courses; phonemic notation; contracted forms; sound exercises; irregular verbs; grammar items, selected topics and words in the program; and reference books useful to the instructor. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Guides, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Skills, Literacy Education, Non English Speaking, Oral English, Program Descriptions, Reading Skills, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Verbal Communication, Writing Skills
Information Canada, Box 1565, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Training Research and Development Station, Prince Albert (Saskatchewan).
Note: For related document, see FL 006 861