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ERIC Number: ED001343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Sep
Pages: 1
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INSTALLING A MODERN LANGUAGE LABORATORY, IMPROVING THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAM AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL.
BLACKSTEAD, J.H.
CONCENTRATED FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS HAVE BECOME INSTITUTED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. REASONS INCLUDE--THE REALIZATION THAT VALUABLE INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE HAVE BEEN WRITTEN IN OTHER LANGUAGES, THE U.S.'S PIVOTAL POSITION AS A LEADER IN THE WORLD, AND THE GENUINE INTEREST AND AWARENESS OF THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT. THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE LABORATORIES, THEIR EARLY USE BY THE ARMY, AND AUDIOVISUAL METHODS USED FOR LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION ARE PRESENTED. THE PROGRAM WAS CONDUCTED IN JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL IN JAPAN WHERE THE BASIC PURPOSE OF INSTALLING A LANGUAGE LABORATORY WAS TO IMPROVE THE ABILITY OF THE STUDENT TO USE THE LANGUAGE. THE LANGUAGE PROGRAM CONSISTED OF FOUR PHASES--HEARING, SPEAKING, READING, AND WRITING. SEVEN APPENDICES, CONTAINING PRICE LISTS, FLOOR PLANS, AND ADVERTISEMENTS ILLUSTRATING VERSATILITY OF MACHINES ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene. School of Education.
Identifiers: JAPAN; OREGON; Oregon (Eugene)