ERIC Number: ED419433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The Best of ESL: Practical-Strategy Guide for ESL.
Arnold, Wesley; Blue, Jama; Bosma, Amy Sak; Gillet, Rosemary; Korzhenyak, Ida; McCoy, Angelita Lopez; Nikiforov, Victoria; Nowak, Charlotte; Rande, Eileen; Rice, Susan M.
The guide consists of essays on classroom practice and strategy in adult English-as-a-second-language (ESL) instruction. Essays on practice include: "Benefits of Cooperative Learning: A Guide for Beginning ESL Teachers" (Amy Sak Bosma); "Process Writing in the Adult Education Classroom" (Rosemary Gillet); "Grammar for Pre-Literates" (Ida Korzhenyak); "Take Home Messages--Language and Culture at a Glance" (Angelita Lopez McCoy); "'I Caught Him Red-Headed' or the Joys and Sorrows of Teaching Idioms in Adult ESL" (Victoria Nikiforov); "Why Use Dialogues in ESL?" (Charlotte Nowak); "Paper Mentor" (Eileen Rande); and "How To Set Up Materials and Visuals in the Adult ESL Classroom" (Susan M. Rice). The strategy guide includes descriptions of a variety of ESL activities and techniques, evaluated and submitted by classroom teachers. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Awareness, Dialogs (Language), Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Figurative Language, Grammar, Idioms, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Mentors, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Michigan Adult Education Practitioner Inquiry Project, Flint.