ERIC Number: ED138047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Languages in Careers.
Foreign language study must be justified in relation to everyday situations, problems and needs. Second language education must therefore be integrated with career education. The Oregon State Department of Education sponsored a study for a group of educators to produce a transportable display and a video tape for career awareness purposes and to work on a manual for teachers to help them integrate foreign language and career education teaching goals. This manual consists primarily of second language teaching course goals in the context of the following eight career education program goals: (1) the student is able to examine personal values; (2) the student values positive attitudes toward self and others; (3) the student knows the physical, psychological, and educational requirements of various life roles; (4) the student values positive attitudes toward work; (5) the student knows the value of leisure-time activities; (6) the student is able to explore career possibilities; (7) the student is able to prepare for a career; and (8) the student knows the techniques for obtaining employment. The videotape "Foreign Languages in Careers" consists of interviews with representatives of business, industry, and the professions, such as the manager of an international airline; a former governor of Oregon; the export managers for a large lumber industry, a machine industry, and an electronics industry; and a senior commerical specialist at a U.S. embassy. (Author/CFM)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Opportunities, Careers, Interviews, Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Videotape Recordings
Not available separately; see FL 007 842
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Northwest Conference on Foreign Languages, Portland, OR.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages (26th, Simon Fraser University, April 17-19, 1975)