English As A Second Language

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
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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

Problem-Based Learning and Adult English Language Learners

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2007
This CAELA brief draws attention to the benefits of and the support needed to implement a problem-based learning approach in the adult English language-learner classroom.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Promoting Learner Transitions to Postsecondary Education and Work: Developing Academic Readiness Skills from the Beginning

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2010

This brief addresses the current and projected need for skilled workers and the skills immigrants will need to be able to take these positions. These skills are based in academic and higher level...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Teacher Educators

Principles of Instructed Second Language Acquisition

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2008
This resource offers ten principles on second language acquisition to guide teachers in teaching English as a second language. 
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers

Observing and Providing Feedback to Teachers of Adults Learning English

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2009
This brief highlights the rationale for and importance of teacher observations and giving feedback in order to improve both programmatic and teaching aspects of an adult ESL classroom. 
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Local Program Administrators

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