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ERIC Number: ED505391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 40
Facilitating Adult Learner Interactions to Build Listening and Speaking Skills. CAELA Network Brief
McKay, Sharon; Schaetzel, Kirsten
Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
This brief examines the research on learner interaction and summarizes the positive effects of classroom interaction on language learning. The brief also describes areas of focus for teachers who want to promote successful language learning interactions, provides examples of activities that can be used to structure and enhance classroom interactions, and discusses special considerations for using learner interaction activities in classes with beginning-level learners. (Contains 1 table.)
Center for Adult English Language Acquisition. 4646 40th Street NW, Washington, DC 20016. Tel: 202-355-1500; Fax: 202-363-7204; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition