Teaching English Reading Skills and Fraud Awareness With Online Materials

4:00 - 4:45pm

Convention Center F149

Presented at: TESOL 2014

Persons with low literacy in English may be vulnerable to scams. Avoiding fraud is a practical life skill. Presenters describe resources from the Federal Trade Commission website consumer.gov that were developed for such readers and provide strategies for using them to increase awareness while reinforcing reading, writing, and listening skills.