- Program Considerations
- Classroom Strategies
- Levels of ESL Literacy
Developing language and literacy are not the only challenges that LIFE face.
LIFE have full, complex lives as adults in a new country. They often face a wide range of barriers to their learning before they even step into the classroom. There is no easy solution to helping learners overcome barriers to learning.
Successful ESL literacy programs are sensitive to learners’ barriers and recognize that learners need support. They work to be attentive and proactive in helping learners recognize issues, access resources, manage processes, anticipate challenges, and plan for independent navigation of the services learners need. In this section, learn more about the ways a program can support and empower learners.
Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook Section One: Program Considerations (1,371 kB)
Essentials for LIFE content is based on Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook. Section One of the handbook focuses on Program Considerations.Stakeholders are the people who are involved in the program or are affected by what occurs in the program. Key stakeholders in adult ESL Literacy programs include learners, instructors, program administrators, funders and community members.