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ERIC Number: ED013586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jan
Pages: 22
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FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN THE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN LANGUAGES.
National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.
PARTS ONE AND TWO OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S REPORT ON FOREIGN LANGUAGES COVERS THE GOALS OF THE LANGUAGE PROGRAM IN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOLS AND TEACHER EDUCATION. IN THE DISCUSSION ON PROGRAM OBJECTIVES, THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD IS ADVOCATED FOR DEVELOPING THE LANGUAGE SKILLS, ALONG WITH EXPOSURE TO LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF THE LANGUAGE BEING STUDIED. THE IMPORTANCE OF LATIN AND THE CLASSICS AND THE PROBLEM OF CONTINUING OR DROPPING LATIN IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ARE THE TOPICS DEALT WITH MOST EXTENSIVELY IN THIS REPORT. GREAT CONCERN IS SHOWN FOR THE POPULARITY OF OTHER SUBJECTS OR MODERN LANGUAGE STUDY OVER LATIN, AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR LATIN TO BE INTRODUCED INTO THE EARLY GRADES AND THE MATERIAL TO BE USED IS SPECIFIED. THE SECTION ON TEACHER EDUCATION DISCUSSES THE UNDERGRADUATE PREPARATION OF MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS IN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOLS AND A PLEA FOR MORE PROFESSIONALISM IN THESE SCHOOLS IS MADE. AN APPRAISAL OF EACH REPORT IS ALSO INCLUDED. SEE FL 000 462 FOR THE CONCLUDING PARTS OF THE REPORT. THIS DOCUMENT APPEARED AS THE "CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL QUARTERLY BULLETIN," VOLUME 21, NUMBER 4, JANUARY 1964. (SS)
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Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.
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