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Using Multicultural Children's Literature in Adult ESL Classes. ERIC Digest


This digest focuses on the use of children's literature in adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction. Because high quality children's literature is characterized by an economy of words, stunning illustrations, captivating and quickly moving plots, and universal themes, carefully chosen books can offer educational benefits for adult ESL learners. (Author/JL)

  • Author/Creator: Smallwood, Betty Ansin Corp Author National Clearinghouse for E. S. L. Literacy Education Washington D. C., Adjunct Eric Clearinghouse for Esl Literacy Education, Washington D. C.
  • Author's address: NCLE, 4646 40th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016; Tel: 202-362-0700, ext. 200; e-mail: [email protected]
  • Date Published: 12-00
  • Notes: Connect to the catalog at the library of the University of Colorado at Boulder. English Report No: EDO-LE-98-06 Funding: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. RR93002010/ Report: EDO-LE-98-06 Document (RIE) 071 Information Analyses--ERIC IAPs; 073 Eric Digest in Full Text EDRS: EDRS Price MF01/PC01 Plus Postage.
  • Year: 1998

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