Going back to their roots

October 1998
Adults Learning;Oct98, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p21
Details the interaction between the author and his adult women students during their City and Guilds Wordpower class. Experiences shared by some of the students; Activity programs included in the course; Attitude of the author towards his students' needs.


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