ERIC Number: ED046310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Cultural Concepts for Spanish Classes.
Lertora, Luis H.
This report integrates instructional materials and concepts on the teaching of culture in foreign language classes in three major areas. Part 1 deals with the description of sociocultural concepts of Spanish peoples with emphasis on the basic features of Latin American Culture including: (1) the family, (2) family events, (3) social peculiarities, (4) education, (5) social events, (6) social traits, (7) socioeconomic features, and (8) cultural characteristics. Part 2 is concerned with teaching techniques and contains a number of general principles, suggestions, and ideas for activities which are designed to help the teacher to develop and teach the cultural program. The last section proposes ideas for evaluating the student's appreciation and understanding of the foreign culture. A bibliography is included. (RL)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture, Educational Sociology, Foreign Culture, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Latin American Culture, Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Social Characteristics, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Background, Spanish, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.