Teaching Adult Second Language Learners / Edition 1

Teaching Adult Second Language Learners / Edition 1

by Heather McKay, Abigail Tom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521649900

ISBN-13: 9780521649902

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Teaching Adult Second Language Learners addresses the needs of adults studying English. It provides a useful summary of the principles involved in teaching adults as well as a wealth of activities specifically designed for adult learners. The text is divided into three sections: Section I provides an introduction to the adult language learner and discusses the

Overview

Teaching Adult Second Language Learners addresses the needs of adults studying English. It provides a useful summary of the principles involved in teaching adults as well as a wealth of activities specifically designed for adult learners. The text is divided into three sections: Section I provides an introduction to the adult language learner and discusses the issues of assessment/placement and course/lesson organization. Section II gives teachers techniques for building community in the classroom. Section III provides activities designed for students at various levels that are organized thematically around topics such as self-identification, food, clothing, and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521649902
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
1,098,014
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction;
1. Building community in the classroom;
2. Personal identification;
3. Family;
4. Community;
5. Food;
6. Clothing;
7. Housing;
8. Health;
9. Work;
10. Money; Bibliography; Indexes.

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