Vocabulary

High Interest Low Vocabulary Books (2011)

For Youth and Adults

This is an annotated list of more than 300 books for youths and adults that combine interesting material with relatively low vocabulary.

The listing for each book includes its title, author, publisher, and a brief summary of its contents.

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2013-06-18

Going to the Library (2011)

This booklet offers an introduction, in clear language, to the resources available at a library. The authors explain that libraries lend people books, movies and music; offer programs; provide a space to study or read; and have computers available for patrons’ use.

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2013-01-16

Essential Skills - Vocabulary Building Workbook (2009)

This workbook includes 24 lessons designed to improve your vocabulary.

Each lesson starts with a list of words and definitions, and an example of how each word can be used in a sentence. That is followed by a variety of exercises, including matching meanings, reading comprehension tests, and crossword puzzles. Answers can be found at the back of the workbook.

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2011-02-11

On the Job: Document Use (2006)

Document Use is one of the most important skills in the workplace but one of the most overlooked skills when it comes to preparing people for work. Documents are everywhere – they convey safety information and important warnings to staff, record daily routines, list items, track expenses, and on and on.

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2009-06-30

How To Kit - Northwest Territories General Election (2003)

Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating for learners who are not familiar with the process. This Election How to Kit includes literacy activities that instructors can do with adult learners to help them learn about the election process.

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2008-02-20

ABE Enrichment - Instructor's Guide (2006)

The ABE Enrichment Instructor's Guide provides information for instructors working with adult learners, particularly Adult Basic Education (ABE) and ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. The information was developed to complement information in the ABE Instructor's Guide and ABE Learner Handbook.

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2006-04-07

More Reading Materials for Stage 1 Learners (2005)

A Project Funded by the National Literacy Secretariat, 2004-2005

This package contains worksheets which include reading, writing, document use and oral communications activities related to each of the books.

The books (A Woman's Courage, Mama's Song, Hopes and Dreams, Voice Like an Angel and That's the Way I Like it!) were graded by the Edward Fry "Graph for Estimating Readability". The books have readability levels ranging from grade 2.0 to 2.5.

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2005-11-30

Academic Studies English - Vocabulary (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and/or the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

This support module may be used IAU-ENG 3.1, Building Vocabulary.

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2005-10-28

A Hell of a Good Job! Finding Work that Matters (1998)

Volume 1

This is the first in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

New Realities in Health Care and Job Safety (1998)

Volume 2

This is the second in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

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