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ERIC Number: ED181760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Speakeasy: A Text for Speaking, Volume 2. English for Special Purposes Series: Nursing Aide.
This is the second of three volumes devoted to improving speech skills, in a series of materials for teachinq Enqlish as a second language to adult nursing aide students. Five units contain five lessons each. The following subjects are covered: (1) introductions on the job and orientation for the newly-hired nursing aide; (2) the present progressive, asking directions, and talking about the body; (3) giving a bath, taking a break, and if-then clauses; (4) telephone calls; and (5) job-related use of the telephone. Pattern drills and dialogs are the principal lesson formats. Each unit is completed with review exercises. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Dialogs (Language), English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Nursing, Pattern Drills (Language), Second Language Learning, Speech Skills, Standard Spoken Usage, Units of Study, Verbs, Vocational Education
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.