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ERIC Number: EJ961996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0090-4244
Authentic Activities and Materials for Adult ESL Learners
Huang, Jiuhan; Tindall, Evie; Nisbet, Deanna
Journal of Adult Education, v40 n1 p1-10 2011
This article reports on a survey study that investigated the types of authentic materials and activities that ESL teachers of adults utilize and deem successful in their classrooms. Data were gathered through the use of a researcher-developed questionnaire consisting of nine items. Thirty participants provided examples of authentic materials and activities that they have successfully employed in adult ESL classrooms. Five thematic categories emerged from the data. Examples of authentic materials and activities are presented. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States