Provides 80 practical, tested lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons to teach American English grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and writing skills to English–as–a–Second Language students of all ability levels.
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For quick access and easy use, all of these lists are organized into seven sections, numbered consecutively within each section, and printed in a format that can be photocopied as many times as required for individual or group instruction.
Here′s just an overview of the ready–to–use information you′ll find to reinforce and enhance your ESL classes in each section:
General Vocabulary— Section1 features 21 lists of English words students need everyday situations, ranging from "The 500 Most Frequently Used English Words" to "Feeling Well" and "On a Clear Day". Included are an extensive list of idioms across five languages and three "shortcut" lists of cognates English shares with Spanish, French, and German.
Academic Vocabulary— Section 2 lists will help students get up to speed in the content areas and include one general school list and six basic and intermediate/advanced lists for math, social studies, and science.
Grammar— Section 3 covers the basics of English grammar in 13 quick, reproducible student handouts with examples. Among them are "Building Blocks: Parts of Speech"... "Dots and Dashes: Punctuation"... and "Can You Spell That?: Spelling Rules."
Grammar Patterns & Practice— This section offers nine lists you can draw on for examples or drills, including "Sentence Patterns for To Be," "Subject/Verb Agreement," and "Common Grammatical Errors."
Pronunciation— Section 5 presents 13 lists and charts you can use to help students learn to distinguish and make English sounds, including, "Problem English Sounds for Speakers of Other Languages," "Practice for Phonemes in the Initial Position," and "English Stress and Intonation Patterns in Words."
Assessment— In section 6 you′ll find seven comprehensive lists for assessing students′ language proficiency, their auditory, aural, reading comprehension, oral language and written skills, and a list of 30 "Commercial Language Tests."
Curriculum & Instruction— Section 7 includes ten lists you′ll refer to again and again, among them a list of "Thematic Language Units," lists of activities for improving a variety of language skills, and lists of selected teaching materials and professional associations for ESL teachers.
In short, The ESL Teacher′s Book of Lists gives you ready source of good examples, key words, teachable content, and teaching ideas that might otherwise take many years and much effort to compile. And a complete glossary at the end provides an indispensable guide to the specialized language of ESL instruction!