ERIC Number: ED048812
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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The Case for Foreign-Language Study: A Collection of Readings.
Dodge, James W., Ed.
Collected readings by noted writers in the field of language instruction develop a case for the study of foreign languages. Discussion largely focuses on the problem of the language requirement, the place of foreign languages in the curriculum, methods, philosophy, and interdisciplinary studies. Articles included are: (1) "Should Foreign Language Be Eliminated from the Curriculum?", (2) "An Undergraduate View: Concerning the Foreign Language Requirement", (3) "Antitheses on Foreign Languages", (4) "The Threat to the College Language Requirement: Implications for Secondary Schools and Colleges", (5) "Why a Foreign Language Breadth Requirement", (6) "Why Study Foreign Languages", (7) "Reorientation of the Foreign-Language Teaching Profession", (8) "Teaching Foreign Language Skills: Objectives and Methods", (9) "The Humanities and Non-Western Studies", (10) "A Philosophy for the Teacher of Foreign Languages", and (11) "Why a Foreign Language Requirement". (RL)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Curriculum Development, Degree Requirements, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Humanities, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Relevance (Education), Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods
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Authoring Institution: Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Inc., Madison, CT.