Using Picture Books with Adult Language Learners

Laura Houston has been volunteering with Intercambio for several years. She has found great success using picture books with her adult learners. Attached you’ll find a summary of how to incorporate children’s books into your classes, as well as suggested texts divided by level. How to Incorporate Children’s Literature into Adult Classes  Picture Books for […]

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Developing Critical Reading and Thinking Skills Using Metaphors

One of our teachers was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2012 CAEPA (Colorado Adult Education Professional Association) conference. Per the scholarship requirements, she compiled her notes from the very best sessions for the rest of you!   Developing Critical Reading & Thinking Skills Using Metaphors It’s important to develop critical thinking skills in order […]

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Story Corps: Use Authentic English as Listening Activites

Story Corps  is a non-profit radio program that aims to record people – such as family or friends – interviewing each other about personal experiences and events. Listen to their stories by clocking on the “Listen to Stories” link on the sidebar. Each story features 3-5 minute audio files. Transcripts of individual pieces are on the NPR […]

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