ERIC Number: ED264375
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Crossword Puzzles and Conversation: An Approach to Teaching Pre-Employment and On-the-Job Communication Skills to Adult (Refugee) ESL Students. Special Experimental Demonstration Project--Adult Education.
Larsen, R. Ann
This curriculum guide is intended to help high school and adult refugees master the preemployment and on-the-job English as a Second Language (ESL) communication skills that are essential to survival in the workplace. The following topics are covered in the individual lessons: job application, occupations and duties, help wanted ads, job application forms, job interviews, rules and policies at work, work schedules, tools and equipment, and job safety, and payroll deductions and job benefits. Each section contains an introductory page, a set of conversations, vocabulary lists, a crossword puzzle, and crossword puzzle clues. A set of crossword puzzle answer keys and a bibliography are also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses, Employment Interviews, English (Second Language), Equipment Utilization, Fringe Benefits, Job Application, Occupational Safety and Health, Puzzles, Refugees, Scheduling, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational English (Second Language), Wages, Work Environment, Working Hours
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington State Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Adult Education and Community Schools.
Authoring Institution: Wenatchee Valley Coll., Wenatchee, WA.