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ERIC Number: ED356679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
Coming to America: Teaching Beginning ESL from a Cultural Perspective.
Olaco, John
The English-as-a-Second-Language instructional materials for new immigrants to the United States presented here include 12 instructional units, each containing 2-5 lessons, and supporting visual materials and worksheets. The unit topics include: introductions and partings; forms of transportation; expressing new experiences; using the telephone; sending letters; going places; looking for a job; the first day at work; money and shopping; buying produce; the classroom and school environment; and making new friends. Each lesson contains conversational expressions or narrative, writing exercises, pattern drills and vocabulary practice activities, dialogues, visual aids, and/or worksheets. The vocabulary, learning activities, and names used are appropriate to a variety of cultures. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Div. of Adult and Occupational Education.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A