ERIC Number: ED136585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Feature Films in Second Language Instruction. CAL-ERIC/CLL Series on Languages and Linguistics, No. 47.
Films used in second language teaching include pedagogical films, which consist of filmed lessons designed to teach grammar and pronunciation, culture and industry shorts often made as a mild form of cultural propaganda, illustrated literature, and foreign language feature films. The latter are useful since they reflect the culture, history, ideological concerns and environment of the people whose language is being taught. These films are directed at the native audience without concessions being made to the learner, and all parts of the film can be used for instructional purposes, including the script and the sound track. In discussing the organization of a film project in a second language course, a list of film distributors and films that are available is provided, as well as guidelines for equipment, the use of the script as a textbook, and soundtrack preparation. A discussion of classroom techniques and teaching methods covers the use of the soundtrack, the screenplay, and the film itself. The bibliography which concludes the document cites general film references and references in the areas of film theory and criticism, general history of film, and the history of national cinemas. A list of individual film-makers and screenplays is also included. (CLK)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Language Programs, Cultural Education, Films, Foreign Language Films, Instructional Films, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Modern Language Curriculum, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Sound Tracks, Teaching Methods
ERIC/CLL, Center for Applied Linguistics, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington, Virginia 22209 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see FL 008 356