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ERIC Number: ED088277
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Pages: 16
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Factors Affecting Student Acceptance or Rejection of a Foreign-Language Learning Program.
Burstall, Clare
A 10-year educational experiment being conducted in England in which 18,000 elementary school students are taught French by non-specialist teachers is described. The methods used rely extensively on audiovisual materials. Discussion focuses on the following factors affecting the program: (1) sex of the student, (2) socioeconomic status, (3) employment expectations, (4) attitudes towards foreign peoples, (5) parental attitudes, (6) teacher's attitudes, (7) characteristics of the "good teacher," (8) maturational factors, (9) instructional materials, (10) mode of presentation, and (11) the learning situation. A list of references is included. The study is to be completed in 1974. (RL)
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)