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ERIC Number: ED181763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Hearsay: A Text for Listening. English for Special Purposes Series: Nursing Aide.
Clark, Marybeth; Hubbard, Katherine E.
This is the student handbook for the listening comprehension portion of a course in English as a second language for adult nursing aide students. Eleven units cover basic nursing skills. Each unit consists of combinations of stories, lectures, and dictations read by the teacher often with visual aids. There are "practice listening" sessions and sets of verbal directions to which the student must make the correct response. Finally, various classroom games are included in several of the units. The topics covered include: (1) introducing "Pilikia Nui Hospital," (2) doctors and departments at the hospital, (3) duties of nursing aides, (4) first day in the hospital, (5) human anatomy, (6) asepsis, (7) abbreviations and measurements, (8) hospital emergencies, (9) colors in the hospital, (10) subjective symptoms, and (11) facing death. (JB)
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Adult Education, Anatomy, Class Activities, Educational Games, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Hospitals, Language Instruction, Lecture Method, Listening Comprehension, Nursing, Second Language Learning, Story Telling, Units of Study, Visual Aids, 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.
Note: For related documents, see FL 011 012-024