ERIC Number: ED351591
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
English Language for the Chemical Plant.
Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
This document is one of a series of student workbooks developed for workplace skill development courses or workshops by Mercer County Community College (New Jersey) and its partners. Designed for chemical plant employees, the course covers basic English speaking and writing skills needed to communicate effectively at work and outside the workplace. Much of the vocabulary covered and the reading, writing, and role playing assignments were developed for workers at Rhein Chemie in New Jersey. The materials for the 40-hour course include a course outline, objectives, a topical outline, a list of chemical vocabulary and definitions, and 15 lessons. Lessons consist of objectives, information, exercises, and worksheets. Topics covered are as follows: verb tenses, asking questions, measurement, prepositions, directions, complex sentences, possessives, reading skills, conditionals, use of verbs, quantity, and countable and noncountable nouns. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Employment Potential, English for Science and Technology, English for Special Purposes, English Instruction, Job Skills, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Technical Occupations, Vocational English (Second Language), Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see CE 062 480-501.