Publication Date

1974

Abstract

This is a collection of basic survival English instructional materials for adult Spanish speaking migrant workers. The materials were developed under a U.S. Office of Education Right to read Grant through the Mid-Columbia regional Library in Kennewick, Washington from 1973-74 and were used in teaching migrant workers in the agricultural area of Eastern Washington.

The materials consist of an explanation of the program and 19 lessons, each based around a grammatical point. Each lesson includes dialogues relevant to the needs of adult migrants, picture and written handouts related to migrant needs, and an explanation of each lesson. All materials are written in English, Spanish, and a specially developed phonetic spelling, so that these materials can be used additionally as a self-teaching device.

Disciplines

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching | Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Education | First and Second Language Acquisition | Teacher Education and Professional Development