ERIC Number: ED384267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Having a Baby. An English as a Second Language Workbook for Beginners. English as a Second Language Community Survival Skills.
The workbook, one in a series on survival skills for adults learning English as a Second Language, focuses on development of communication skills, knowledge, and attitudes relating to pregnancy, prenatal care, and childbirth. An introductory section outlines the language functions taught and specific performance objectives within each function category. A series of 53 illustrated classroom exercises follows. Topics include visits to the doctor, physical examinations, body parts, giving a personal medical history, due dates, common problems, expressing concerns, colds, communicating with doctors and nurses, following a doctor's orders, eating well, items needed for mother and baby, care of the baby, breastfeeding, diapers, labor, delivery, and caesarian birth. A list of other workbooks in the series is appended. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth, Dialogs (Language), English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Health Services, Help Seeking, Introductory Courses, Literacy Education, Medical Case Histories, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Examinations, Physician Patient Relationship, Pregnancy, Reading Instruction, Reproduction (Biology), Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
Vancouver Community College, KEC Bookstore, 1155 E. Broadway, Box 24620, Station F, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5N 5T9 ($7.50 Canadian).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vancouver Community Coll., British Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: Canada