ERIC Number: ED230070
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Contributions to a Renewal of Language Learning and Teaching: Some Current Work in Europe.
Coste, Daniel, Comp.
A collection of 14 papers covers aspects of second language instruction in European nations. Among the topics addressed are: (1) European curriculum, syllabus, and textbook construction projects; (2) the development of a beginning French curriculum for Greek adults; (3) a German course on English for the tourist trade; (4) an English as a foreign language course for foreign postgraduate students at a British university; (5) a multimedia English course for beginners; (6) needs-oriented language learning for adults in Sweden; (7) the interaction between evaluation and the development of instructional materials and methodologies; (8) the influence of continuous self-evaluation of oral skills on language learning methodology; (9) an application of the principle of autonomy to English instruction of senior citizens; (10) the development of instructional materials for migrant workers; (11) modern language learning objectives in the United Kingdom, and (12) curriculum development for English instruction in West Germany. (RW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Material Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
Director of Education, Culture, and Sport of the Council of Europe, Council for Cultural Co-operation, 67006 Strasbourg, France ($22.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France).
Note: Published in French under the title, "Contributions a une renovation de l'apprentissage et de l'enseignement des langues. Quelques experiences en cours en Europe," ISBN-92-871-0197-3.