ERIC Number: ED187131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Cross Currents: Communication/Language/Cross-Cultural Skills. Volume 5, Number 2.
Gutow, Howard, Ed.
Cross Currents, v5 n2 1978
This issue of "Cross Currents" includes the following articles: "The Japanese Concept of Hanashi-Kata and Its Potential Influence on Foreign Language Acquisition" by James R. Bowers; "Linguistic Relativity and Foreign Language Learning" by Ronald Taubitz; "On Being a Sansei English Teacher in Japan" by Ruth Sasaki; "Cross-Cultural Barriers to Reading Comprehension" by Robert N. St. Clair; "Culture Learning Mechanisms in the Context of Community Language Learning" by Paul G. La Forge; "Operations and Their Use in the ESL Classroom" by Thomas A. Winters; "Practical Suggestions for Teaching the English Modals" by James W. Ney; "English and Politics in Japan: Observations on Language Education Reform" by Roger M. Pehlke. The following book reviews by John Fanselow are included: "The Common Sense of Teaching Foreign Languages" by Caleb Gattegno; and "Memory, Meaning and Method" by Earl W. Stevick. Japanese summaries of articles are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Traits, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Government School Relationship, Interference (Language), Japanese, Japanese Americans, Language Teachers, Language Usage, Learning Theories, Linguistic Theory, Performance Contracts, Political Influences, Reading Comprehension, School Business Relationship, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Sociolinguistics, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods, Verbs
The Language Institute of Japan, 4-14-1 Shiroyama, Odawara 250, Japan
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Language Inst. of Japan, Odawara.
Identifiers: Community Language Learning; Japan