ERIC Number: ED165490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Approaches to Teaching Foreign Languages.
Hesse, M. G., Ed.
Works by European and American educators from the Renaissance to the twentieth century are presented. A historical re-evaluation of foreign-language teaching combined with the scientific approach of modern linguistics can provide valuable insights for current teaching and learning approaches. Selections are presented from the writings of the following educators: Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, Martin Luther, Juan-Luis Vives, Sir Thomas Elyot, Sir Roger Ascham, Michel de Montaigne, Eilhard Lubinus, Johann Amos Comenius, Tannegui Le Fevre, Claude Lancelot, Geraud de Cordemoy, Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, John Locke, Jenkin Thomas Philipps, Immanuel Kant, Johann Gottfried von Herder, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Johann Friedrich Herbart, Thomas Arnold, Charles W. Eliot, and Maximilian David Berlitz. The introduction to the volume summarizes the ideas of each of the educators. (SW)
Descriptors: Classical Languages, Conventional Instruction, Conversational Language Courses, Diachronic Linguistics, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Essays, Grammar, Greek, Language Instruction, Latin, Learning Theories, Linguistic Theory, Philosophy, Second Language Learning, Syntax, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
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