ERIC Number: ED034450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Songs in the Foreign Language Classroom. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 12.
This study, one in a continuing series of concise reports each dealing with a problem in foreign language teaching and learning, discusses the teaching of songs in the foreign language classroom. Commentary on the cultural, esthetic, and academic value of singing introduces an enumerated series of general suggestions on teaching the song. Other material includes remarks to the "non-singing- teacher, reteaching the song, part singing, evaluation, the folk song, action songs and games, and the Christmas carol. A resource list furnishes addresses of sources for song books, recordings, and tapes. (RL)
Descriptors: Cultural Enrichment, Educational Games, Enrichment, FLES, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Lesson Plans, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Secondary Schools, Singing, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Vocal Music
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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.