ERIC Number: ED181730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Reading Right: A Text for Reading, Volume 2. English for Special Purposes Series: Autobody Repair.
Hoel, Alfred G.; And Others
This is the second of three readers in a series designed to impart survival communications skills to students of English as a second language. Four units cover the following topics: (1) measuring in feet and inches, and measuring from a scale model (as a step toward furnishing an apartment); (2) how to use a bus system, by way of the example of the imaginary Tamarind City; (3) making withdrawals and deposits from a checking or savings account; and (4) an introduction to autobody repair, which is presumed to be the vocational interest of the student. The correct use of prepositions and the progressive tenses are worked into the units. Each unit consists of low-vocabulary readings interspersed with Cloze readings and comprehension quizzes. Because the material was intended for non-English speakers in Hawaii, Hawaiian and quasi-Hawaiian names, organizations, and locations are used throughout. Illustrations include a scaled floor plan, sample classified advertisements, a street map, a bus schedule, sample bank forms, and an auto repair bill. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Honolulu City and County Office of Human Resources, HI.; Honolulu Community Coll., HI.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii