ERIC Number: EJ614891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Workplace Language Teaching and the Intercultural Construction of Ideologies of Competence.
Canadian Modern Language Review, v57 n1 p144-72 Sep 2000
Describes workplace literacy programs serving immigrants at Cableco, a cable manufacturing plant in California serving the electronics industry in Silicon valley. A workplace literacy lesson, employees responses to it, and an interview with the manufacturing manager demonstrate some of the dangers of conceiving of language as a discrete workplace skill. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Languages and Work.