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Pam_D
Chile

I need your advice
 
Hi,
 
I just graduated and I m starting a new project teaching adults. It s a small group of learners with no knowledge of the language. Have you ever been in a similar situation? How did you manage it? Should I follow the same steps as if I were working with kids (at their first level)?
 
Thanks in advance!!

23 Feb 2009      



nurja
Switzerland

Hi Pame D

Start with Headfirst, which is a coursebook especially made for adults who don t have any knowledge of English. It starts with the basics and introduces the language step by step.

love KArin  

23 Feb 2009     



demeuter
Belgium

You follow the same steps but you use others topics. 

 
Karina

23 Feb 2009     



nuur
Spain

hi Pame,
 
I m an english teacher for adults, here in spain we need a degree in special education for adults to teach them.
Anyway  i find easier to teach adults than children, because they are motivated, they know what they want and pay more attention. The inconvenience for me is that they have less time to study and practice. That s why I spend a lot of time in my lessons with roleplayings, games and interactive speaking, and I try to teach the grammar easily because some of them find it difficult. I think it s better and funniest for them to focus on the speaking.
 
Nuur

23 Feb 2009     



Kita19
Portugal

Hello Pame_D!
 
I ve also asked the same as you are asking now a few time ago here in the forum. Check the suggestions some members gave to me, I think they are pretty useful!Smile
 
 
I wish you good luck!
 
Hugs from Portugal,
 
Kita

23 Feb 2009