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English As A Second Language

Working with Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy: Research, Practice, and Professional Development

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2008

This brief addresses how teachers can help facilitate English language learners (ELL) acquire formal literacy skills and then addresses models for and the benefits of professional development. The...

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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers
Policymakers

Using the ESL Program Standards to Evaluate and Improve ESL Programs

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2005
This resource defines, reviews the history of, and gives the rationale for utilizing program standards (both adult education and ESL).
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Using Adult ESL Content Standards

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2007
The authors define content standards and then divide the paper into guiding questions that teachers need to consider when including standards into their teaching practice.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

U. S. A. Learns

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2008
USA Learns is a free website that teaches English skills to immigrants. 
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Teachers
Learners

Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners

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2009

This resource combines research on, rationale for teaching, and teaching activities for pronunciation in a clear and straightforward manner. The authors cover how recent research has changed ideas...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Teaching Grammar to Adult English Language Learners: Focus on Form

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2009

This brief provides a research-based rational as to why there is a need to teach grammar within a meaningful context. Of particular interest to the author is the focus on form technique....

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Supporting and Supervising Teachers Working with Adults Learning English

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2009
Provides an overview of the literature on teacher supervision (general adult and ESL education), suggestions for recruiting, hiring, and interviewing teachers, and information regarding supporting,...
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Local Program Administrators

Supporting Adult English Language Learners' Transitions to Postsecondary Education

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2006

This article focuses on classroom and program (administrator) practices that promote successful transitions for L2 learners to postsecondary education. The brief covers research and theory related...

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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Or Program Developers

Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living

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2008
The Staying Healthy resource guide is an informational resource for students or patients, but can also be used to address ESOL competencies with the accompanying Teacher’s Guide. The main book...
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Teachers
Learners

Promoting Success of Multilevel ESL Classes: What Teachers and Administrators Can Do

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2006

This resource provides an introduction to the context and challenges of teaching multilevel classes. It offers research-based instructional strategies for teachers and ways in which administrators...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

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