ERIC Number: ED425664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
ABC's for Tutors: 26 Teaching Tips.
Twenty-six specific classroom activities or procedures are suggested for teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to individual adults or small groups. These activities include notes on use of visual aids, games and other group activities, out-of-class activities, oral and written language exercises, integration of language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) in each lesson, grammar instruction, accommodating students' need for clarification, vocabulary development, focusing on comprehension, needs assessment, feedback, use of realia, need for review, use of student-generated material, use of Total Physical Response techniques, using students' prior learning, integration of work- related information into lessons, letting the student be the teacher, and keeping students interested. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Feedback, Games, Individual Instruction, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Language Teachers, Listening Comprehension, Prior Learning, Reading Comprehension, Second Language Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Student Developed Materials, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides, Tutors, Vocabulary Development
Spring Institute for International Studies, 1610 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218; Web site: http://www.springinstitute.com
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Spring Inst. for International Studies, Denver, CO.