ERIC Number: ED363147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Volunteer Voice. 1992-93.
Volunteer Voice, v10 n1-4 1992-93
Four issues of "Volunteer Voice," a newsletter of the Tacoma, Washington Community House Training Project, are presented. The project provides English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction and support to refugees. Contents of Number 1 (Summer 1992) include an account of one volunteer's initial encounter; a game for teaching adverbs; instructions for creating a story quilt; sample ESL activities; and ways for students to practice asking questions. Issue number 2 (Fall 1992) is a bibliography of ESL materials, including a guide for evaluating ESL texts and other resources on pronunciation, visual aids, activities, storytelling, literacy, vocational ESL, listening, grammar, culture, and language learning and teaching methods. Ordering information is provided. Number 3 (Winter 1993) contains Training Project news and various suggestions for family talk time. Number 4 (Spring 1993) announces the annual Volunteer/ESL Refugee Concerns Conference and includes techniques for using student journals and pronunciation activities. Two issues offer a feature called "All You Ever Needed to Know about ESL but Did Not Know Whom to Ask." (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LB)
Descriptors: Adverbs, Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Conferences, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Games, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Pronunciation, Refugees, Second Language Instruction, Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Vocational English (Second Language), Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Div. of Refugee Assistance, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Tacoma Community House, WA.