ERIC Number: ED340250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Language/Learning Skills Content Based Course: Tutor Guide.
This guide is designed for use by instructors and tutors at the M. L. Sultan Technikon (South Africa) for teaching students of English as a Second Language or students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. It provides assistance in teaching academic language and study skills in the context of course content. The underlying philosophy is that the focus should be on developing the full academic/cognitive potential of each student and that the instructor must learn to serve the multilingual/multicultural student population. The guide is designed to be used in two semesters. An introductory section offers suggestions for engaging students in all language skill areas through brainstorming, guided discussion, interviews, role-playing, and notetaking. The plan for the first semester outlines a week-by-week scheme for developing the four language skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) one at a time through specific tasks. Each task is separated into several stages. The plan for the second semester outlines tasks that are progressively more difficult and reflect real academic requirements. A brief bibliography is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educationally Disadvantaged, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Listening Skills, Questioning Techniques, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Second Language Learning, Skill Development, Speech Skills, Study Skills, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Technikon M. L. Sultan, Durban (South Africa).