ERIC Number: ED368970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
English as a Second Language. Level 1.
This guide is intended for use in a level 1 course in English as a second language that was developed as a component of a workplace literacy program for persons employed in the manufacturing and service industries. The course is structured so that, upon its completion, students will be able to accomplish the following: ask grammatically correct questions in various tenses, give grammatically correct answers in various tenses, ask for and understand oral instructions, read and use various types of literature encountered in the workplace, communicate effectively with coworkers, and build a working English vocabulary for the workplace and beyond. Included in the guide are a course outline and 16 sections of materials providing strategies for students to improve their pronunciation, sentence structure, use of verb tenses and idioms, work vocabulary, and team-building skills. Each section contains some or all of the following: objectives; lists of topics covered, suggested teaching and evaluation methods, and materials required; teacher tips; student handouts; word lists; and learning activities/exercises. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, English (Second Language), Grammar, Grammatical Acceptability, Idioms, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Skill Development, Speech Skills, Teamwork, Vocabulary Development, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599 and CE 066 398-418.