ERIC Number: ED055500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Language Learner: Reaching His Heart and Mind. Proceedings of the Second International Conference.
Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association.; New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers.
More than 20 groups of commentaries and articles which focus on the needs and interests of the second-language learner are presented in this work. The wide scope of the study ranges from curriculum planning to theoretical aspects of second-language acquisition. Topics covered include: (1) textbook writing, (2) teacher education, (3) career longevity, (4) program articulation, (5) trends in testing speaking skills, (6) writing and composition, (7) language laboratories, (8) French-Canadian civilization materials, (9) television and the classics, (10) Spanish and student attitudes, (11) relevance and Italian studies, (12) German and the Nuffield materials, (13) Russian and "Dr. Zhivago," (14) teaching English as a second language, (15) extra-curricular activities, and (16) instructional materials for the less-able student. (RL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Audiolingual Methods, Basic Skills, Career Planning, Conference Reports, English (Second Language), Instructional Program Divisions, Language Laboratories, Latin, Learning Motivation, Low Ability Students, Modern Languages, Relevance (Education), Second Language Learning, Student Interests, Student Motivation, Teacher Education, Textbook Preparation
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association.; New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers.
Note: Conference held in Toronto, Ontario, March 25-27, 1971