[support-gang] Basic Electricity Text in French?
kevin.mark at verizon.net
Fri Oct 28 18:40:41 EDT 2011
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 06:09:25PM -0400, George Hunt wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> While working with Adam Holt in Haiti, I met a few "go-getter" teens who
> already are doing basic house wiring. They could help diagnose battery and
> solar array problems if they had a little more background.
> I learned basic electricity reading and re-reading the first few chapters of
> the Amateur Radio Relay League Handbook. I could use some help finding
> something similar for french speakers.
> Creole is the spoken language, but the instructional language is French and the
> students are easy with learning out of a book in french.
> Unfortunately I don't know enough French to find equivalent sources on line, or
> available for purchase on the web.
> I did find open source "basic electricity" texts in english (though perhaps too
> verbose) as examples of what I think is needed:
> • http://openbookproject.net/electricCircuits/index.htm
> • http://www.nmsea.org/Curriculum/4_6/Electricity/dc_electricity.htm
> • http://educypedia.karadimov.info/library/How_Electricity_Works.swf
> Thanks for help,
do you have specific things that would be useful to learn? topics?
what grade level? would a text in Creol not be more useful to more students or
is everyone expected to know french at some point. I got the impression that
not many folks have a great fluence in french.
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