by Elaine Kirn
Helpful to: Instructors + Tutors of Secondary Students, Young Adults, Adults. Also for independent learners.
What It Is: The Instructor's Manual for WLE Level 5 Competency-Based Listening/Speaking is a 38-page supplement for those who are working on their own oral language skills and/or helping others to do so. The book includes a complete copy of the 128-page student text. In accordance with its subtitle, “Language & Culture in Depth,” its ten (10) Chapter titles are the same as in the student text:
Why You Need It: Whether you're teaching a class or learning on your own, you need your own copy of the targeted pages. Also, having step-by-step teaching instructions, exercise answers, and supplemental material to use in ways that go "beyond the ordinary" be empowering.
What It Does: The extra instructors' section at the end of the manual begins with suggested ways to optimize presentation and practice of various kinds of text sections. It's followed by an Answer Key for all text exercises. A printed Audioscript of all recorded material offers a valuable aid to both instructors and students wanting to check their comprehension and use the material in their own language production.