ERIC Number: ED031979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Languages in the Elementary School: Effects and Instructional Arrangements According to Research. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 3.
Donoghue, Mildred R.
Research studies from different areas of the country are cited to support a favorable view of the effects of FLES instruction and to identify the most effective FLES instructional arrangements. Effects of FLES instruction on language achievement in elementary and high school and on general achievement in elementary school are noted. A study on mental maturity in FLES and non-FLES young children is also cited. Such instructional arrangements as time-spacing during the week, sequence of oral skills, physical involvement, and effectiveness of the classroom teacher are considered. An annotated bibliography is included. (AF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary School Students, FLES, Instructional Design, Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Research, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Maturity Tests, Physical Activities, Program Effectiveness, Scheduling, Second Language Learning, Secondary School Students, Teacher Effectiveness
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.