ERIC Number: ED358702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Large, Multilevel Classes.
Bowman, Brenda; And Others
This guide, designed for Peace Corps volunteers teaching English as a Second Language, is a collection of teaching suggestions, lessons, and activities geared to the varied conditions under which instruction may take place. The ideas include: current approaches to teaching large, multilevel classes; helpful classroom management tips collected from experienced teachers; suggestions for assessing student needs, appreciating student preferences, and designing lessons to meet a variety of learning styles; information about planning and implementing a content-based, thematic curriculum relevant to the school and community setting; descriptions and samples of whole-class, paired, small-group, and individual study activities; information about ways to assess language skills; and listings of recommended resources and sources of support. The content is indexed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, English (Second Language), Independent Study, Instructional Design, Language Skills, Language Tests, Large Group Instruction, Lesson Plans, Long Range Planning, Multilevel Classes (Second Language Instruction), Orientation, Resource Materials, Second Language Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Guides, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.