ERIC Number: ED251702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Shifting Gears 2. Hands-on Activities for Learning Workplace Skills and English as a Second Language. A Teacher's Handbook.
World Education, Inc., New York, NY.; Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.; Save the Children Federation, Inc.
This teacher's handbook is the second part of a two-volume curriculum designed to assist teachers providing instruction in vocational English as a second language (ESL) to Indochinese refugees. The main section of the guide, consisting of 24 hands-on core lessons, includes learning activities geared toward helping students develop prevocational, daily living, cultural, and English language skills. Each of the lessons contain some or all of the following: a list of purposes; a list of needed tools and materials; a language pattern drill; a hands-on learning activity; and notes to the teacher regarding preparing and presenting the activity, language skills addressed in the activity, and cultural factors touched upon in the lesson. Also provided in the guide are an introduction discussing its use, 3 optional simulations, 20 optional lessons, 2 sections of optional learning activities dealing with language and literacy, and an appendix containing sample handouts. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Daily Living Skills, English (Second Language), Indochinese, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Prevocational Education, Refugees, Relocation, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of State, Washington, DC. Bureau of Refugee Programs.
Authoring Institution: World Education, Inc., New York, NY.; Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.; Save the Children Federation, Inc.