CAELA Network Resources
Education for Adult English Language Learners in the United
Trends, Research, and Promising Practices
To help practitioners improve services for adults learning English, this publication describes the current state of education for these learners, focusing on instructional programs, professional development, and future directions in English literacy education and lifelong learning.
Practitioner Toolkit: Working With Adult English Language Learners
This toolkit provides a variety of materials to help language and literacy instructors who are new to serving adults and families learning English. Learn more.
New CAELA Network Brief
Professional Development for Experienced Teachers Working With Adult English Language Learners
Read the brief online or download the PDF.
Language Phrasebooks Now Available Online
These phrasebooks were developed by CAL to serve as a handy reference for newly arrived residents of the United States. Each phrasebook includes English phrases used in daily activities along with their equivalent in the user’s native language. No longer available in print, the phrasebooks are now available online in PDF format in the following languages: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Chinese, Czech, Haitian, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Learn more.