Publication Date


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Bonnie Mennell


The Housewife's Curriculum is a collection of six, self-contained, survival-level, English and cultural orientation lessons, The lessons were created for Vietnamese 'housewives' in Pulau Galang Refugee Camp, Indonesia. The topics covered in the six lessons of the Housewife's Curriculum are 1) greetings, 2) buying food, 3) buying clothing, 4) directions, 5) doctor, and 6) telephone. Included in each lesson are an introductory sheet, a teacher's outline, a teacher's guide, a vocabulary list (with a Vietnamese trans­lation), a cultural supplement (with a Vietnamese translation), a dialogue handout (with a Vietnamese translation), flip-chart models, and flashcard models,


Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Family and Consumer Sciences