ERIC Number: ED402783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Sinhala Language Trainer's Manual.
Peace Corps, Colombo (Sri Lanka).
This guide is designed for Singhalese language training of Peace Corps workers in Sri Lanka, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of: a list of selected language topics and related language competencies; lesson plans for each topic; culture notes for each topic; and a series of reproducible masters for handouts on a variety of grammar issues. Each lesson plan includes a list of targeted language competencies and for each competency, brief dialogue(s), vocabulary list, classroom procedures, a form for teacher notes, and grammar notes. Lesson topics include: personal identification; communication with a host family; classroom orientation; social life and social behavior; food; health; clothing; shopping; giving and getting directions; transportation; communication services; and discussing work. Illustrations and visual aids are included throughout the materials. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Clothing, Community Services, Competency Based Education, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Food, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Health, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Singhalese, Social Behavior, Transportation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Colombo (Sri Lanka).
Identifiers - Location: Sri Lanka