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TENNESSEE

ADULT

ESOL Curriculum Resource Book

PAT

SAWYER,

EDITOR

benvenuto vitáme vás dobró pozshálovat hosgeldiniz bienvenu vytaite “welcome”“welcome” mottakelse
benvenuto
vitáme vás
dobró pozshálovat hosgeldiniz
bienvenu
vytaite
“welcome”“welcome”
mottakelse
bisimela
välkommen
vui lòng
vindas de boas vilkomm
bun venit

A COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF ADULT EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, CENTER FOR LITERACY STUDIES

JUNE

2001

Acknowledgements

Many people contributed to this action research project. They gave of their time, energy, professional abilities and love for the area of English for Speakers of Other Languages. We are extremely grateful to them for their help. Listed below is a list of practitioners, administrators, researchers, and state leaders who served as advisors and partners in this project.

Dr. Connie White, Associate Director University of Tennessee Center for Literacy Studies

Hope Lancaster, Program Manager Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development Office of Adult Education

Cynthia W. Barnett ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 7 Henry County Adult Learning Center Paris, Tennessee

Shanna R. Sutton ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 7 Putnam County Adult Education Cookeville, Tennessee

Regina Robbins Administrative Coordinator for ESL Pellissippi State Adult Education Knoxville, Tennessee

Diane Cohn ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 6 Williamson County Adult Education Franklin, Tennessee

D.Lee Wilson ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 5 Nashville Metro Adult Education Nashville, Tennessee

Sandra Smith ESOL teacher Cansler Adult Education Workforce Connections Knoxville, Tennessee

Shari Dvorak ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 4 Rhea County Adult Education

Connie Mayes

Rebecca Dotson ESOL teacher Blount County Adult Education Maryville, Tennessee

Chris Spies ESOL teacher Dyer County Literacy Program Dyersburg, Tennessee

Dayton, Tennessee

ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee

Beth Christopher ESOL teacher

Catherine Via Supervisor Crockett County Adult Education Alamo, Tennessee

District 2 Sevier County Adult Education Sevierville, Tennessee

Heather Nicely ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee District 1 Kingsport City Adult Education Kingsport, Tennessee

Anne Pittman ESOL Peer Trainer for Tennessee

Bedford County Adult Education Shelbyville, Tennessee

Suzanne Elston ESOL teacher Bradley County Adult Education Cleveland, Tennessee

Ron Martin Supervisor Warren County Adult Education McMinnville, Tennessee

Robbi Nash

Rebekah White-Williams ESOL teacher Crockett County Adult Education Alamo, Tennessee

A special thanks to Neena Teaster, Joe Valentine, and Barbara Eubank who helped us with the typing and proofing, and to Mary Revenig who put it all together.

District 8 Memphis City Adult Education

ESOL teacher

And last, but definitely not least, our heartfelt thanks to our family, spouses

Memphis, Tennessee

Nashville READ

and children who gave of their time and

Nashville, Tennessee

support to our efforts.

This is a collaborative project of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Office of Adult Education and The University of Tennessee, Center for Literacy Studies.

UT PUBLICATION NO.: R01-1804-73-001-01 ISBN NO. 0-9702799-1-4

For further information contact:

Center for Literacy Studies The University of Tennessee/Knoxville 600 Henley Street, Suite 312 Knoxville, TN 37996-4135 TEL: (865) 974-4109 FAX: 865-974-3857

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Student Learning Plans, continued

LEVELS 1 & 2

Telephone Use—Second Session:

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Using the Newspaper to Buy Groceries

 

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