Teaching Adult ESL: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

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Teaching Adult ESL is the first comprehensive yet practical overview of adult ESL teaching methodology for teachers and teachers in preparation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072855135
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/5/2004
  • Series: Teaching Adult ESL Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 319
  • Sales rank: 295,715
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Teaching Adult ESL

A Practical Introduction

Chapter 1: Working With Adult ESL Learners

Part 1: Making the Adjustment to a New Culture

Part 2: What Does it Mean to Know a Language?

Chapter 2: Approaches And Program Options In Adult ESL

Part 1: Approaches in Adult ESL

Part 2: Program Options

Chapter 3: Contextualized Language Teaching

Part 1: Developing Integrated And Contextualized Language Lessons

Part 2: Meaningful and Communicative Practice Activities

Part 3: Correcting Learner Language

Chapter 4: Developing Listening And Speaking Skills

Part 1: Listening Skills Development

Part 2: Developing Speaking Skills

Part 3: The Place of Pronunciation in ESL Instruction

Chapter 5: Developing Reading And Writing Skills

Part 1: Integrating Reading and Writing Skills Development

Part 2: Moving beyond Basic Literacy Development

Part 3: Teaching Writing to Second Language Learners

Chapter 6: Planning For Teaching And Learning

Part 1: Lesson Planning

Part 2: Teacher and Learner Interactions

Part 3: Promoting Learning beyond the Classroom

Chapter 7: Managing ESL Classes

Part 1: Meeting the Challenges of Teaching Adult ESL

Part 2: Learners with Particular Needs

Chapter 8: Selecting Instructional Materials And Resources

Part 1: Evaluate, Select, and Supplement Textbooks

Part 2: Taking Learning Outside of the Classroom

Part 3: Technology and Learning

Chapter 9: Assessing Learning And Teaching

Part 1: Formal and Informal Assessment Processes

Part 2: Assessing Teaching Effectiveness

Chapter 10: Standards And Accountabililty

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