ERIC Number: ED185800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Cross Currents: Communication/Language/Cross-Cultural Skills, Vol. 6, No. 1.
Gutow, Howard L., Ed.; And Others
Cross Currents, v6 n1 1979
The articles in this cross-cultural journal deal with practical issues in second language instruction, English education, the needs of the language learners, principles governing the creation of word pairs, and the process of building in-service language programs. The following articles are included: (1) "The Role of Redundancy, Function, and Paraphrase in Listening Comprehension," by M. Rost; (2) "Case Study: An Exercise in Effective Communication," by J. B. Brown; (3) "Communication and Values in the Classroom," by L. Davis and D. Keitges; (4) "Japanese English Education: A Rationale for C-L/CLL Research," by K. Komiya; (5) "Teaching: What We Assume and What We Do," by D. Freeman; (6) "Ten Things I Have Learned About Learning a Foreign Language," by R. Showstack; (7) "Why'Bread and Butter'?" by I. Horiguchi; and (8) "Basic Requirements for In-Service Programs in Japanese Industry," by K. Takubo. There is a short summary of each article in Japanese. Book reviews of "Modern English Letter Writing: A Guide for Japanese Businessmen," by T. Margolis, and "Beyond Experience: The Experiential Approach to Cross-Cultural Education," edited by D. Batchelder and E. G. Warner, complete the volume. (AMH)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Book Reviews, Cross Cultural Training, English, English (Second Language), Humanistic Education, Inservice Education, Japanese, Language Patterns, Language Teachers, Listening Comprehension, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods, Values Clarification
The Language Institute of Japan, 4-14-1 Shiroyama, Odawara, 250, Japan
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Language Inst. of Japan, Odawara.