ERIC Number: ED317094
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
ESL Adult Literacy, Vol. 1, Nos. 1 (November) and 2 (May), 1986-87.
ESL Adult Literacy, v1 n1-2 Nov-May 1986-87
Articles in these two issues of the newsletter on teaching adult literacy in English as a Second Language (ESL) address the following topics: (1) the definition of literacy; (2) the development of learning skills in students parallel to the language skills learned; (3) multiple literacy in a Thai refugee camp; (4) confusion resulting from more than one name given to an item (e.g., toilet paper and bathroom tissue); (5) students' uses of their literacy; use of block print vs. upper/lower case printing; using pictures for communication; (6) field trips; finding a balance of language skill areas in literacy instruction; (7) using student-generated photographs; and (8) correction of student errors. Professional announcements and book and textbook reviews are also included. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Book Reviews, Classroom Techniques, Context Clues, Educational Needs, English (Second Language), Field Trips, Language Skills, Literacy Education, Manuscript Writing (Handlettering), Photographs, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Developed Materials, Time Factors (Learning), Visual Aids
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alemany Community Coll. Center, San Francisco, CA.