Providing English Language Classes Through Partnership
In Portland, Oregon, a partnership emerged between an affordable housing organization serving seniors and a university training English language teachers, called the Community ESL Project, to meet the needs of English language learners whose main goal was not to achieve employment.
Using the Newspaper in Instruction
Using the Newspaper in Instruction is a series of videos that will show you how to use the newspaper to teach phonics and decoding skills, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, discussion and oral language skills, writing, spelling and grammar, and critical thinking skills.
Unlocking Creativity for Adult Language Learning
In this paper, the author suggests that use of creative and playful tasks in the English as an Additional Language classroom is an effective way to support adult language learning and promote learner engagement.
Teacher Training Plus
A webinar series, for tutors and teachers, across six strands that presents best-practice instructional strategies.
Teacher Training Plus – Basic Literacy
Webinars that focus on components of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for native English-speaking students who are at or below the 5th grade level. Topics include goal setting, alphabetics, and reducing writing anxiety.
Teacher Training Plus – High-Level ELL
Webinars that focus on strategies and instruction for students who range from intermediate to advanced levels. Topics include using conversation and goal setting for real world applications.