ERIC Number: ED168354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Less Commonly Taught Languages: Resources and Problems.
Centre for Information on Language Teaching, London (England).
This collection of papers from a conference on languages less commonly taught in Britain is concerned with administrative and material problems of teaching these languages. Contents of the publication are: an introduction by G. E. Perren; "Practical Needs" by Anthony Crane; "Problems of Producing Printed Materials" by Rosemary Davidson; "Attracting Students" by J. D. Norton; "Teachers and Students: The Numbers Game" by Joan Maw; "Less Common Languages at Cambridge" by J. L. M. Trim; "The Related Language Approach" by Alan Dobson; "Bulgarian at Leeds" by M. J. de K. Holman; "The Position of Czech" by D. Short; "Hindi, Chinese and Swahili at York" by M. K. Verma; "Teaching Panjabi" by C. Shackle; "Scandinavian Languages at Newcastle upon Tyne" by W. Glyn Jones; "Chinese at Edinburgh" by J. D. Chinnery; and "The Chinese Language Project--A Model?" by R. P. Sloss. Sources of further information and a list of conference participants are appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Bulgarian, Chinese, Class Size, College Language Programs, College Second Language Programs, Czech, Higher Education, Hindi, Japanese, Language Attitudes, Language Instruction, Language Role, Panjabi, Second Language Learning, Student Recruitment, Swahili, Teaching Methods, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, 20 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AP, England
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching, London (England).
Identifiers: United Kingdom