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Teaching newbies

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#1 jellyroll


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Posted 30 June 2005 - 04:41 PM

I'm a teacher of English as a Second Language.

I've been given a class of mature age people whose knowledge of personal computers and of English are equally poor.

I'm looking forward to getting some useful advice of what approach to take.

They'll be mostly interested in email, internet and word processing.

Regards to all

Jelly Roll

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#2 tg1911


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Posted 30 June 2005 - 05:05 PM

Hello jellyroll, and welcome to Bleeping Computer.
We're here to help.
Post any questions you have, and we'll try to help, in any way we can.
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Posted 30 June 2005 - 05:14 PM

One learns best by doing. Having either a computer, or screen shots of various applications and steps in using it, along with an vocabulary list may help them recognise the common English computer jargon. Start with the keys on the English keyboard, Help, Shift, etc.
Just a thought.
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Posted 07 July 2005 - 06:19 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! jellyroll.
HOpe you enjoy our forums. We have plenty of information here to help any users. Maybe once they get the hang of how to use a computer, you should send them our way.

Good Luck,

Edited by yanowhiz, 07 July 2005 - 06:19 PM.

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