ERIC Number: ED331322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Occupation-Specific VESL Teaching Techniques. A VESL Staff Development Training Resource Packet.
West, Linda; Wilkinson, Betty
Materials for a workshop on teaching vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) are gathered. An annotated outline presents the content and sequence of the workshop, including an icebreaker activity, general techniques for teaching occupation-specific vocabulary, sample lesson plans and accompanying instructional materials for teaching vocabulary, procedures, and communication skills in specific occupations (upholstery, welding, auto mechanics, electronic assembly, pressure testing, cosmetology, and auto body repair). Materials for a workshop lesson are also included. A reproduced column on research in vocational language use is appended. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Classroom Techniques, Cosmetology, Electronic Equipment, Equipment, Instructional Materials, Language Research, Language Teachers, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Machine Tool Operators, Second Language Instruction, Skilled Occupations, Teacher Education, Telephone Usage Instruction, Visual Aids, Vocabulary Development, Vocational English (Second Language), Welding, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Chinatown Resources Development Center, San Francisco, CA.
Note: For related documents, see FL 800 337-338.