ERIC Number: ED263789
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Study Guide for Teaching English to Adult Speakers of Other Languages.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Adult Education.
A guide for teachers of English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) in an adult education program covers a range of instructional, administrative, curricular, and methodological information. The sections include: a program overview; teaching procedures in adult classes; administrative procedures for ESOL teachers; curriculum design (basic, beginning, intermediate, advanced, enrichment); instructional and teacher resource materials; general methodology; general techniques and teaching strategies for the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing); phonology; testing and evaluation; counseling outreach; the Montgomery County Police Program; the ESOL volunteer program; and the adult education resource center. Teacher information sheets are provided on the following: testing, screening, and placement; strategies for retention; points to remember when teaching ESOL; combination classes; and instructions for teachers of fee classes. Appended materials include a "survival reading" vocabulary list, an ESOL certificate, a list of sources of free materials, and a bibliography. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Enrichment Activities, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Outreach Programs, Phonology, Police Education, Program Administration, Resource Centers, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Testing, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Adult Education.