ERIC Number: ED365161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
The ESL Teacher's Book of Lists.
Kress, Jacqueline E.
The book for teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) contains 80 lists of words, expressions, constructions, ideas, and materials for use in ESL lesson planning and classroom instruction. The lists are presented in seven groups: (1) general vocabulary, consisting of 21 lists of English words used in various situations in daily life, including American idioms, foreign idioms, and cognates in French, German, and Spanish; (2) academic vocabulary, with lists for mathematics, science, and social studies; (3) basics of English parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling; (4) grammar patterns and practice in sentence structure, subject/verb and time agreement, and common grammatical errors; (5) pronunciation, a group of 13 lists and charts for distinguishing and producing English sounds, stress, and intonation; (6) assessment, listing techniques for assessing students' competence in each language skill area; and (7) curriculum and instruction, providing practical teaching techniques, activities, and instructional resources. A glossary of teaching terms is also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Contrastive Linguistics, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, English for Academic Purposes, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), French, German, Grammar, Idioms, Interpersonal Communication, Listening Comprehension, Phonology, Pronunciation Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Speech Skills, Student Evaluation, Vocabulary Development, Word Frequency, Word Lists, Writing Skills
Center for Applied Research in Education, West Nyack, NY 10995.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A