ERIC Number: ED176533
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching English as a Second Language: A Handbook for Language Arts. Curriculum Bulletin Number 75CBM3, Secondary Level.
Azios, Maria Leticia; And Others
This course guide is intended for classroom use by teachers of English as a second language (ESL) to Spanish-speaking secondary school students. Each unit offers exercises and activities to facilitate increased proficiency in some aspect of English grammar or usage. The book is prefaced with a rationale to guide the teacher. Topics covered include sound discrimination through minimal pairs, the Cloze method, word borrowing from Indian language to Spanish, word borrowing from Spanish to English, slang, gestures and expressions, punctuation, capital letters, count and non-count nouns, action and linking verbs, past tense of regular verbs, regular and irregular verbs, irregular past tense, adjectives, parts of speech, stressed and unstressed syllables, techniques of description, comparison of adjectives, writing a recipe, logical sequence, accents, homonyms, types of sentences, sentence construction, sentence variety, news reporting, paragraphs, adverbs, modal auxiliaries, identifying root words, and prefixes and suffixes. (JB)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Students, Capitalization (Alphabetic), Cloze Procedure, Course Descriptions, English (Second Language), Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Linguistic Borrowing, Morphology (Languages), Nonverbal Communication, Paragraph Composition, Phonology, Punctuation, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Sentences, Spanish, Spanish Speaking, Verbs, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Independent School District, TX.