English As A Second Language

PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners

2020

Adult English learners (ELs) may need numeracy instruction to navigate daily life or understand health information, so this paper examines numeracy skill levels and home skill use of adult ELs in Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) 2012/2014 data and recommends implications for EL numeracy instruction.

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Talking About Pain ESL Complete Lesson Package

2013

The resource presents a lesson plan at four skill levels for teaching English learners how to describe physical pain to healthcare providers.

ESOL Customer Service Training Curriculum

2007

This seven-unit curriculum for teaching customer service skills to English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) includes an instructor guide and student workbook.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Adult Learners

Study Circle Guide for Pronunciation Instruction in the ESL Classroom

2017

This study circle is a professional learning activity for adult ESL teachers who are interested in integrating effective pronunciation instruction into their regular teaching practice.

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Low-Literacy Adult ESL Study Circle II: Next Steps in Designing Balanced Instruction

2017

This study circle is a professional learning activity for teachers of low-literacy adult ESL students.

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ESOL Tutor Resource Pack

2018

The ESOL Tutor Resource Pack includes resources for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) tutors to use with learners who are in prison or who have had recent experience with the criminal justice system. 

Instructional Staff

ESL Literacy Readers

2018

A collection of forty theme-based readers, along with an instructors guide, that support ESL literacy instructors in creating comprehensive, theme-based lessons for adult ESL literacy learners.

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Adult Learners

A Survey of Writing Instruction in Adult ESL Programs: Are Teaching Practices Meeting Adult Learner Needs?

2017

This research article reports on the results of a survey of adult education teachers about writing instruction.

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Adult Citizenship Education Sample Curriculum for a Low Beginning ESL Level Course

2016

This publication outlines the components, structure, and process involved with creating an adult citizenship education curriculum.

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State strategies to facilitate adult learners’ transitions to postsecondary opportunities

2017

An analytical research study of six Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest Region states and their respective National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) data.

 

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