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ERIC Number: ED016424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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READINGS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES FOR THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
KENDRICK, WILLIAM; LEVENSON, STANLEY
THE SELECTIONS IN THIS VOLUME DESIGNED FOR TEACHERS, STUDENT TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, CONSULTANTS, AND OTHERS NOT ONLY PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH EIGHT, BUT ALSO EXAMINES IN DETAIL ALMOST EVERY ASPECT OF FLES PROGRAMS. PART ONE OF THE VOLUME, "A PHILOSOPHICAL RATIONALE FOR FLES," INCLUDES SIX CHAPTERS CONTAINING 19 SEPARATE ARTICLES ON THE FLES MOVEMENT IN AMERICA, THE REASONS FOR AND RESEARCH ON TEACHING FLES, THE ADMINISTRATION OF FLES PROGRAMS, AND LEVELS OF LEARNING. PART TWO, "METHODS OF TEACHING FLES," WHICH INCLUDES EIGHT CHAPTERS CONTAINING 42 ARTICLES, (1) DISCUSSES THE AUDIOLINGUAL APPROACH TO TEACHING THE FOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS AND THE INFLUENCE OF LINGUISTICS, (2) PROVIDES DRILLS, STORIES, GAMES, AND SONGS IN GERMAN, FRENCH, AND SPANISH, (3) EXPLORES INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS AND TELEVISED INSTRUCTION, (4) DISCUSSES FOREIGN LANGUAGE ARTICULATION, EVALUATION, AND TESTING, AND (5) CONCLUDES WITH A CHAPTER ON CAREERS, INSTITUTES, AND THE IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE OF FLES STUDY. APPENDIXES INCLUDE (1) A LIST OF GERMAN, FRENCH, AND SPANISH NAMES, (2) SUGGESTED SCHEDULES AND TIME ALLOCATIONS FOR DIFFERENT LEVELS OF LEARNING AND FOR TEACHING THE SKILLS, (3) CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, (4) AN EXTENSIVE LIST OF MATERIALS, AND (5) PEN AND TAPE PALS. THIS BOOK IS AVAILABLE FOR $7.50 FROM BLAISDELL PUBLISHING COMPANY, 275 WYMAN STREET, WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS 01254. (AS)
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