Welcome to Computers for ESL Students, Third Edition is an easy, fun way to learn the basics of computers. Written for English as a Second Language (ESL) students and English Language Learners (ELL), this textbook uses a highly visual approach to guide students with intermediate reading skills through basic computer skills, Windows 7 and Word 2010.
The text features large print and illustrations and Labyrinth's easy-to-use, straightforward design so students absorb concepts and develop skills rapidly--building their confidence and ensuring their success. As in all Labyrinth texts, learning is reinforced with plenty of illustrations and practical, hands-on projects and exercises.
The first text to offer a simplified, systematic approach to teaching computer skills especially for English Language Learners and ESL students
Intermediate CASAS reading level
Teaches basic computer tasks, including Windows 7, word processing (Word 2010 and the Word ribbon), and the Web
New to this edition: Practical fill in the blank exercises, partner activities, reflections exercises, coverage of ribbon tabs, Quick Access toolbar, icon groups, and the Office button
Picture dictionaries and verb definitions
Guided hands-on practice and interactive conversations
Student workbook reinforces learning and provides additional practice
Instructor support materials available to registered Educators on this site and on DVD
Student web site with PowerPoint slides for review and WebSims (web simulations)
The student workbook reinforces learning with vocabulary and verb practice, paired conversations, and fun exercises such as scrambled words, missing vowels and consonants, scrambled words, word search and crossword puzzles.
The instructor support materials include a sample syllabus, lecture notes, PowerPoint slides, solutions guides, customizable assessment exercises, test banks, printable answer keys for student concepts, concept review answer keys, a course preparation document, student exercise files, exercise solutions files and a background knowledge survey.
eLab is a secure, web-based solution that offers automated assessment, gradebook management, and extended online training, all through an easy-to-use web interface. Create your tests, assignments and other content using eLab’s easy to use interfaces. You have complete flexibility.
NOTE TO STUDENTS: THIS OPTION IS ONLY INTENDED FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSES THAT ARE USING ELAB ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING AS PART OF THE COURSE CURRICULUM.
An extensive instructor support materials package designed to work in conjunction with the textbook. Includes: 27 video tutorials; 284 test bank questions; 10 customized production tests; 32 additional computer exercises; PDF versions of all Workbook pages and a license to reproduce them as needed.
The student workbook accompanies Welcome to Computers for ESL Students, Second Edition, Windows XP Version and reinforces learning with vocabulary and verb practice, paired conversations, and fun exercises.