ERIC Number: ED048791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Speaking of Language.
Fourteen selected speeches dating from 1955 to 1969 cover a broad range of information relevant to the history of language instruction in American schools. A state-of-the-art review of language instruction, written in 1955, precedes papers on: (1) language proficiency; (2) school and college language program cooperation; (3) motion pictures in teacher education; (4) applied educational psychology; (5) teaching methodology; (6) humanizing foreign language instruction; (7) testing of language, culture, and literature; (8) art and mechanics in language instruction; (9) program articulation; (10) teaching culture; and (11) foreign language instruction in Georgia. Many problems and aspects of theory which strongly influenced the development of audiolingual language instruction are discussed in the speeches. (RL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Instruction, Cultural Education, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Literature, Modern Languages, Program Evaluation, Speeches, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.