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ERIC Number: ED035340
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 298
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Trends in Language Teaching.
Valdman, Albert, Ed.
Fourteen articles by anthropologists, psychologists, sociologists, and linguists, bearing on the way foreign languages will be taught in the immediate future, constitute the major portion of this book. The contents include chapters on: (1) sociocultural context of language and literature, (2) Hispanic literature, (3) the use of contrastive linguistics in course development, (4) teaching pronunciation, (5) applied linguistics and generative grammar, (6) psychological theory and educational research, (7) psycholinguistics, (8) bilingualism, (9) programed instruction, (10) a self-instructional prosody development device, (11) testing, (12) language laboratory equipment and use, (13) television teaching, and (14) foreign language in the elementary school (FLES). A historical overview of the past two decades of foreign language teaching touches on the basic tenets of the "Linguistic Method" and current trends. Technical terms and symbols, articulatory diagrams, and an author-title index are included. (RL)
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