A follow-up to my message a few days ago about beginner ESOL literacy. The same email list I mentioned before (The Adult English Language Learners Discussion List) has brought my attention (again) to an excellent publication, one which I’ve mentioned here before: the Minnesota and Wisconsin TESOL Journal (Thanks Dorothy Taylor). Not an area which you'd immediately asociate with language and migration, perhaps, but they seem ahead of the game in some ways.
The URL for the journal is http://www.minnewitesoljournal.org/
Volume 24 is a special issue on 'Research and Best Practice Concerning the Instruction of ESL Learners with Low Levels of Literacy' Practitioners will find Patsy Vinogradov's article particularly interesting: “Maestra! The letters speak.” Learning to Read for the First Time: Best Practices in Emergent Reading Instruction<http://minnetesol.org/journal/vol25_html_pages/5_Vinogradov.htm>
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