Teaching EL/Civics Learners
This video shows how an instructor uses a photograph to reinforce basic English vocabulary and then expands on the activity to help adult ESOL learners create a role play related to the photo.
This video demonstrates using Total Physical Response to teach vocabulary, first through listening and understanding before asking learners to produce the words themselves.
Dialogues Into Role Play Part 1 (13 min.)
Dialogues Into Role Play Part 2
This is a series of two videos that demonstrate how to use dialogues and role plays to help prepare ESOL learners to better communicate in everyday situations such as finding something in a grocery store.
Information Gaps for ESOL Part 1 (Children, Eating Utensils)
Information Gaps for ESOL Part 2 (Maps)
This series of two videos demonstrates two different activities designed to help ESOL learners improve their ability to understand spoken English and communicate directions to others using common eating utensils and a map.
This video is for instructors who want to help adult learners correctly produce English sounds. It gives a brief introduction to simple strategies that help the learner think about how sounds in English are made.
This series of two videos shows how instructors use the Language Experience Approach to help ESOL learners build on their English speaking skills to reinforce beginning reading and writing skills.
Teaching Adult Basic Learners
This video shows a tutor using the language experience approach (LEA) to help Ken, an adult literacy learner, better relate the skills of reading and writing to his own life.
Word Recognition Strategies Sight Words
Word Recognition Strategies Phonics
Word Recognition Strategies Word Patterns
This series of three videos demonstrates the following strategies to help adult literacy students recognize words they encounter while reading: sight words, phonics, and word patterns.
This series of three videos demonstrates an active reading process with a small group that could easily be adapted for use in one on one tutoring sessions.