Teaching ESL to Adults
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This paper looks at how there are many strategies that can be used within the ESL classroom that will assist both ESL adults and children in their goals of effectively maneuvering through their new English-speaking world. It examines how adult ESL learners are especially helped by conversation and communication styles, as the subtleties of the impact that culture has upon language may be one of the hardest lessons they have to learn.
From the Paper:"There are many strategies and or styles for the integration of communication into the ESL classroom, several of which are outlined by Peyton and Crandall in Philosophies and Approaches in Adult ESL Literacy Instruction. Within this work Peyton and Crandall briefly review each of the five major ESL approaches: Freirean or participatory education, whole language, language experience approach, learner writing and publishing, and competency-based education. Within all five of these proven successful approaches the reader can see the import and impact of interpersonal communication on the learner."
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Teaching ESL to Adults (2004, January 26) Retrieved September 26, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/essay/teaching-esl-to-adults-46929/
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