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ERIC Number: ED011748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 40
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Reference Count: 0
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ANNUAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE CONFERENCE AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (32ND, NEW YORK CITY, NOVEMBER 5, 1966).
WASSERMAN, MARVIN
THE MAJOR PART OF THIS CONFERENCE REPORT DEVELOPS THE CONFERENCE THEME, "INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING," AS PRESENTED BY THE PRINCIPAL SPEAKER, JOHN B. CARROLL. HIS PAPER TREATS RATE OF LEARNING, SPECIALIZED TRAITS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE APTITUDE (PHONETIC CODING ABILITY, GRAMMATICAL SENSITIVITY, ROTE LEARNING ABILITY, INDUCTIVE LANGUAGE LEARNING ABILITY, AND MOTIVATION), WAYS IN WHICH APTITUDE CAN BE MEASURED AND PREDICTED, AND WAYS IN WHICH APTITUDE TESTS CAN BE USED BY TEACHERS AS AIDS IN ADAPTING INSTRUCTION TO INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES. THE REPORT ALSO SUMMARIZES VIEWS PRESENTED BY A PANEL ON THE AVERAGE, SLOW, AND SUCCESSFUL LEARNERS AT THE ELEMENTARY, JUNIOR, AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAM. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. School of Education.
Identifiers: Modern Language Aptitude Test; New York (New York); PIMSLEUR LANGUAGE APTITUDE BATTERY