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. The user-friendly guide provides guidance in lesson planning, classroom management, selecting materials and assessment.
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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: 317
  • Sales rank: 350,902
  • 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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