April 20 - 21 , 2007
Visit the WVTESOL 2007 Web Site
Saturday, April 21, 2007
The presenter gave a demonstration of the adult ESL resources found on the CAELA Web site. Participants learned guidelines and techniques for selecting and using a particular resource in their own situations and left with several resources for immediate and targeted use in their individual professional development.
Helping Adult English Language Learners Acquire Discussion Skills
The presenter addressed five areas critical to discussion teaching and learning: giving a rationale for teaching discussion skills, creating a congenial classroom climate, selecting topics, preparing students, and monitoring discussion. For each area, specific instructional strategies and activities were given.
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