ERIC Number: ED459631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Canadian Language Benchmarks 2000: ESL for Literacy Learners.
Johansson, Linda; Angst, Kathy; Beer, Brenda; Martin, Sue; Rebeck, Wendy; Sibilleau, Nicole
This document establishes highly detailed benchmarks for literacy and numeracy (initial, developing, and adequate) in three phases. The guide is a series of tables detailing language competencies, literacy competencies, and conditions as well as sample tasks and examples for each of the three levels in each of the three phases. It details reading, writing, and numeracy skills for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Adults who have little or no literacy skills in their first language. (Contains 37 references.) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (KFT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Benchmarking, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking, Literacy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Standards
Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks, 200 Elgin Street, Suite 803, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K2P 1L5 ($30). Tel: 613-230-7729. For full text: http://www.language.ca.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada