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What is the role of consultation and negotiation in adult ESL programme design?

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The role of consultation and negotiation in adult ESL programs is of utmost importance. Consultation is the one-on-one communication between the ESL teacher and the student, where the teacher explains what are the goals to be accomplished and the expectations that he has for the student. Is an interactive exchange of plans, and goals as well as the explanation of available resources. This is the time when the teacher tells the student what is out there and how it can get accomplished.

The negotiation is the contractual-style agreement between the teacher and the student, where the student will also be able to...

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