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Ashrif, Muhammad I. – 1965
This English-Mandinka dictionary is part of the Peace Corps language training instructional materials series. Many of the entries include sample sentences illustrating the use of a given item. (CLK)
Descriptors: African Languages, Dictionaries, English, Instructional Materials
Naranjo, Laura Villagomez; And Others – 1986
A set of Peace Corps materials for introductory Spanish contains 19 units on aspects of Spanish verbs: the verb "estar"; the present tense of regular verbs; the use of "necesitar" and "ir" with infinitives; "querer,""poner,""tener que" and the infinitive; the verb "ser"; the…
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Grammar
Peace Corps, 2015
The Peace Corps "Programming, Training, and Evaluation Guidance" (PT&E Guidance) will assist field PT&E staff to optimally support trainees and Volunteers to build the capacity and contribute to improving the lives of people in their country of service. The PT&E Guidance consists of four parts. Part 1 of this guide provides…
Descriptors: Training, Volunteers, Capacity Building, Strategic Planning
Peace Corps, 2014
Data-driven decision making is part of our everyday lives. For example, we examine our children's immunization charts in order to indicate what vaccinations they have received, as well as what vaccinations are missing and expired. We use information, like a chart, to make decisions about what to do and what not to do. Data-driven decision making…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Volunteers, Training
Kendall, Martha B., Comp.; And Others – 1980
This handbook presents samples of the Soninke language of West Africa in various contexts, such as folk tales, newspaper articles, personal histories, articles on history and culture, and articles on activities likely to be undertaken by Peace Corps volunteers. Much of the material is presented in a facing-page bilingual format, with a translation…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Languages, Cultural Education, Folk Culture
Clark, Raymond C. – 1980
This handbook is a general introduction to the handbooks, methods, and materials used in Peace Corps language training classes. The first part of the handbook introduces the reader to the nature of language teaching and gives a general introduction to the handbooks. It also provides a more detailed description of the handbooks on (1) communication…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education
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Peckman, Sherri – English Journal, 1996
Describes a special project, in which at-risk ninth graders created a package of materials that a Peace Corps volunteer could take with him to Kyrghyzstan, where he was to teach English. Explains how the package contained an array of student-generated materials, including videos, newspapers, alphabet books, and cassette readings. (TB)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Cooperative Learning, High Risk Students, Newspapers
Shefsky, Mary Lou; Thompson, Daniel – 1985
This manual is designed to provide Peace Corps staff with materials that can be used in the inservice training of volunteers. It addresses areas outside the realm of the volunteer's technical job assignment, areas that are directly related to a volunteer's effectiveness on the job. The manual assumes that inservice training will take place 6-12…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Evaluation, Federal Programs
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 1984
This module contains basic material to enable the workshop facilitator to teach concepts in agricultural marketing to Peace Corps volunteers. Introductory materials include general suggestions for the facilitator, a checklist, and a suggested timetable for a two-week workshop. The course is organized by 11 concepts: needs assessment, market…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives
Raulin, George – 1966
This material is a series of lessons prepared in French to give an introduction to the Kanouri language. The need for such material arose during a twelve-week Niger-Chad Peace Corps training project which took place at San Francisco State College in the summer of 1966. The teachers were bilingual French-Kanouri speakers, and it was therefore…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, African Languages
Azaguagh, Lahcen – 1994
The Peace Corps volunteer language training materials for the Moroccan language Tamazight are designed for group, individual, or self-instruction. An introductory section gives the learner an overview of language characteristics, the materials, and their design. The main section of the materials is divided into three parts. The first contains 16…
Descriptors: Berber Languages, Competency Based Education, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Awareness
McCaffery, James; Edwards, Dan – 1981
This manual contains materials to provide Peace Corps Volunteers with the skills to make the transition from one culture to another, to enter and become fluent in another culture, and to understand the current political, social, and religious context. The approach to training is "skill building" for continued learning. Introductory materials…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Communication Problems, Communication Skills
Cotton, John W. – 1975
The Peace Corps has probably had the most comprehensive system ever developed for large-scale selection of personnel; by 1973, nearly 400,000 persons had applied for appearance. During much of its history, a Division of Research has been operative; the monograph surveys most of the publications of that division as well as a number of other studies…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evaluation, Federal Programs, Government Employees
McClure, F. A. – 1981
This manual, developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Point Four program, presents critical features and principles of using bamboo as a building material. Information provided in the manual includes the following: parts of a house for which bamboos are suitable, bamboo reinforcement of concrete, geographical distribution of…
Descriptors: Building Design, Construction Management, Construction Materials, Construction (Process)
Moreton, Rebecca L.; And Others – 1968
This text comprises an introductory course in the language of the Basaa tribe of Cameroon; it includes both general social and survival needs and specific materials for Peace Corps workers in the health field. The format is based on the "microwave" approach with a series of 265 short "cycles" or lesson units, each consisting of…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Basaa, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Context
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