ERIC Number: ED388789
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
English as a Second Language in the Workplace. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
This workplace skills course in English as a Second Language in the workplace identifies English problems for non-native speakers and encourages students to practice speaking, writing, listening, and reading skills using company literature such as procedures, lists, policies, and safety information. Introductory material includes pre- and post-class exercises, a course outline, objectives, topical outline, evaluation, evaluation applicable in the workplace, and teacher tips. The course consists of 29 sessions, each of which has these components: objectives, topics, methods, materials list, and information sheets and handouts. Topics covered in the sessions include English pronunciation, sentence structure, verb tenses, American idioms, work vocabulary (such as commands for giving instructions), role plays, and critical language skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, English (Second Language), Grammar, Idioms, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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, ED 368 968-988, and CE 070 164-183.