ERIC Number: ED181761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Speakeasy: A Text for Speaking, Volume 3. English for Special Purposes Series: Nursing Aide.
This is the last of three volumes devoted to improving speech skills, in a series of materials for teaching English as a second language to adult nursing aide students. Three units contain five lessons each. The following subjects are covered: (1) talking about personal appearance, checking patients, and reporting to the nurse; (2) interviewing patients and further aspects of reporting to the nurse; and (3) general conversational procedures and job interviews. Pattern drills and dialogs are the principal lesson formats. Each unit is completed with review exercises. At the conclusion of the volume, a class project is proposed in which students will plan an entire city. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Dialogs (Language), English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Nursing, Patients, Pattern Drills (Language), Second Language Learning, Speech Skills, Standard Spoken Usage, Units of Study, 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.