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ERIC Number: ED002299
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jan
Pages: 23
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MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE (MFL) CURRICULUM GUIDE AND COURSES OF STUDY, GRADES 7-12.
Penfield Central School District, NY.
THE AIMS, AREAS OF STUDY, SPECIFIC TEACHING PROCEDURES, ASSIGNMENTS, AND METHODS OF EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTION IN FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH IN GRADES 7 THROUGH 12 ARE PRESENTED. THE COURSE OF STUDY MAY BE PRESENTED AS A 6-YEAR SEQUENCE, A 4-YEAR SEQUENCE, AN ALTERNATE PROGRAM, OR AN ADVANCED LEVEL PROGRAM. A SUGGESTED SUMMARY FOR EACH GRADE PRESENTS GUIDES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF UNDERSTANDING, SPEAKING, READING, AND WRITING OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE. PUPILS ARE PERMITTED TO PROGRESS TO SUCCEEDING PHASES OF EACH SKILL AS THEY SHOW PROFICIENCY. THE THREE BASIC TYPES OF BENEFITS THAT SHOULD BE DERIVED BY STUDENTS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES ARE LINGUISTIC, CULTURAL, AND HUMANISTIC. THE QUALITY OF LEARNING IS ENHANCED BY MAKING THE MATERIAL AS INTERESTING AND MEANINGFUL TO THE LEARNER AS POSSIBLE. METHODS SUGGESTED FOR TEACHING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE INCLUDE THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD, ORAL DEVICES, STUDY OF VOCABULARY, READING, COMPOSITION, GRAMMAR, TRANSLATION, BACKGROUND STUDY OF A LANGUAGE, AND WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS. THE BASES FOR TEACHING SHOULD INCLUDE A PRIMARILY ORAL APPROACH, ACTIVE TEACHING, USE OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN THE CLASSROOM, CONSTANT PRACTICE, AND CAREFUL ATTENTION TO INDIVIDUAL DIFFICULTIES. THE USE OF LANGUAGE ORAL METHODS OF TESTING ARE RECOMMENDED. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND QUOTES AND COMMENTS ARE APPENDED. A BIBLIOGRPAHY IS INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Penfield Central School District, NY.
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