ERIC Number: ED031985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
French Culture: The Folklore Facet. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 9.
Morain, Genelle Grant
The various forms of folklore are identified and suggestions are made on the use of some of them in the daily language lesson for the development of cultural understanding and language skills. Folk tales, proverbs, riddles, and regional slurs are discussed along with the French cultural themes and value systems they illustrate. A brief annotated bibliography is provided. (AF)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Cultural Traits, Educational Media, Ethnic Stereotypes, Folk Culture, Foreign Culture, French, French Literature, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Modern Languages, Secondary Schools, Social Values, Tales
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.