English for Child Care: Language Skills for Parents and Providers

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English for Child Care is a comprehensive text designed to meet the language requirements of adults who care for children. The book consists of three sections: Getting Started, Health and Safety, and Ages and Stages. The book provides practice for high-beginning to low-intermediate language learners in the integrated skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The program can be used as the core resource in a language development class for child providers, as well as individual training program for English-learning nannies, babysitters, au pairs, parents and grandparents.

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English for Child Care: Language Skills for Parents and Providers

  1. 1. English for Child Care Language Skills for Parents and Providers MARIANNE BREMS JULAINE HERREID ROSNER WITH MARSHA CHANThis ESL integrated skills textbook! teaches English to learners who take care of children! focuses on the day-to-day language of parents and child care providers! embeds all language skills in child care contexts! gives practical assignments for communicating orally and in writing with children, parents, and teachers! includes fun, interactive, age-appropriate activities: games, songs, nursery rhymes, and puzzles www.sunburstmedia.com
  2. 2. Integrated
skills
textbook
for
English
 language
learners

•  Teaches
English
to
learners
who
take
care
of
children

•  Focuses
on
the
day‐to‐day
language
of
parents
and
child
care
 providers
•  Embeds
all
language
skills
in
child
care
contexts

•  Gives
prac?cal
assignments
for
communica?ng
orally
and
in
 wri?ng
with
children,
parents,
and
teacher
•  Includes
fun,
interac?ve,
age‐appropriate
ac?vi?es:
games,
 songs,
nursery
rhymes,
and
puzzles


  3. 3. Chapter
Openers

  4. 4. Vocabulary

  5. 5. Common
child
care
items
 Chapter
1

  6. 6. Talking
about
injuries
&
expressing
sympathy
 Chapter
4

  7. 7. Reading

  8. 8. Chapter
3

  9. 9. Chapter
8

  10. 10. Sentence
Structure

  11. 11. Oral
Skills

  12. 12. Iden?fying
illnesses
 Chapter
5

  13. 13. Informa<on
Gap
Ac<vi<es

  14. 14. Info
Gap
–
Partner
A

  15. 15. Info
Gap
–
Partner
B

  16. 16. Games

  17. 17. The
Safety
Game

  18. 18. Cultural
Notes

  19. 19. Nursery
Rhymes
and
Songs

  20. 20. The Request Game Ch 6 Activity 11•  Groups
of
3
‐4.
Shuffle
&
deal
all
the
cards.

•  Players
look
at
their
hand
and
place
any
matches
they
have
on
 the
table
face
up.
Think
about
the
words
for
their
pictures.
•  Objec?ve:
Find
the
matching
card
for
each
request
card
in
 your
hand.
To
get
pairs,
make
the
requests
that
are
pictured
 on
your
cards.
On
each
turn,
make
a
request
of
another
 player.
Example:
Miriam,
would
you
please
fold
the
laundry?
 Listener,
check
your
hand.
If
you
have
the
card
with
that
 ac?vity,
say
Yes,
I’d
be
glad
to
(or
another
appropriate
 expression)
and
give
the
card
to
the
asking
player.
Otherwise,
 say
No
and
give
an
explana?on.
(Example
follows.)

  21. 21. Request Game exampleExample 1A: Maria, can you fold the laundry?B: Sure, I’d be glad to. (B gives A her card).(next person’s turn)Example 2A: Maria, can you fold the laundry?B: No, I’m sorry. I’m washing the dishes right now. en I have to do my homework.(next person’s turn)After one player makes a request, the next player takes a turn.e game continues until all players have made pairs with all their cards.
  22. 22. English
Language
Skills

for
Parents
and
Child
Care
Providers
 Marianne
Brems
 Julaine
Rosner
 Marsha
Chan

 For
more
informa?on:
 sales@sunburstmedia.com
 www.sunburstmedia.com


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