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ERIC Number: ED014940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1955
Pages: 1
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CULTURE, LITERATURE, AND ARTICULATION. REPORTS OF THE WORKING COMMITTEES OF THE NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, 1955.
BREE, GERMAINE
THIS VOLUME CONTAINS THE REPORTS OF THE NINE WORKING COMMITTEES OF THE 1955 NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES THAT WERE INVOLVED IN INVESTIGATING SPECIFIC AREAS OF THE GENERAL TOPICS OF CULTURE, LITERATURE, AND ARTICULATION. AMONG THE SIX REPORTS THAT UPDATE AND EXPAND PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED PROBLEMS IS ONE ON AN ACTION PROGRAM FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS INVOLVING ETHNIC GROUPS IN THE UNITED STATES AND INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, PREPARED BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE ROLE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN AMERICAN LIFE HEADED BY WILMARTH H. STARR. FEATURED IN THE LESS EXTENSIVE PRESENTATIONS OF THE CONTINUING COMMITTEES ON THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE, TEACHING AIDS AND TECHNIQUES, AND TEACHER PREPARATION, HEADED RESPECTIVELY BY ARCHIBALD T. MACALLISTER, JEANNE V. PLEASANTS, AND ALONZO GRACE, ARE LISTS OF RECOMMENDED FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH TEXTS, JUSTIFICATION AND DEMONSTRATIONS OF MECHANICAL AIDS DESIGNED TO SUPPLEMENT AND ENRICH CLASSROOM TEACHING, AND AN ACTION PLAN FOR IMPROVING TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS. A FLES PROGRESS REPORT AND A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF A COOPERATIVE ORAL TEST WITH SAMPLE ITEMS COMPRISE THE PORTIONS PUBLISHED BY THE OTHER TWO GROUPS, HEADED BY MARY P. THOMPSON AND NELSON BROOKS. WITH ROBERT G. MEAD, JR., BARBARA P. MCCARTHY, AND LAURENCE WYLIE AS CHAIRMEN, COMMITTEES CONSIDERED FOR THE FIRST TIME AND DISCUSS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE REPORTS A PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF PROBLEMS PECULIAR TO SECONDARY SCHOOL LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, AN INTERPRETATION OF THE AREAS OF COMMON CONCERN TO BOTH THE CLASSICIST AND THE MODERN LANGUAGE TEACHER, AND A CONCISE COMMENTARY ON THE PLACE OF CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION IN THE LANGUAGE PROGRAM. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS NUMBER NEC 55 FOR $2.50 FROM THE MLA/ACTFL MATERIALS CENTER, 62 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. 10011. (AB)
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Identifiers: Northeast Conference Teaching of Foreign Languages