ERIC Number: ED146790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Speaking in Many Tongues: Essays in Foreign-Language Teaching. Expanded 2nd Edition.
Rivers, Wilga M.
This volume includes the following seventeen essays on foreign language teaching: (1) "Rules, Patterns, and Creativity"; (2) "Talking Off the Tops of Their Heads"; (3) "From Linguistic Competence to Communicative Competence"; (4) "Testing and Student Learning"; (5) "Contrastive Linguistics in Textbook and Classroom"; (6) "From Skill Acquisition to Language Control"; (7) "Motivating through Classroom Techniques"; (8) "Motivation in Bilingual Programs"; (9) "The Foreign Language Teacher and Cognitive Psychology or Where Do We Go from Here?"; (10) "Linguistic and Psychological Factors in Speech Perception and Their Implications for Teaching Materials"; (11) "Foreign Languages in a Time of Change"; (12) "From the Pyramid to the Commune: The Evolution of the Foreign-Language Department"; (13) "The Non-Major: Tailoring the Course to Fit the Person - Not the Image"; (14) "University of Illinois Questionnaire of Student Interests in Foreign Languages"; (15) "Teacher-Student Relations: Coercion or Cooperation"; (16) "Individualized Instruction and Cooperative Learning: Some Theoretical Considerations"; and (17) "Students, Teachers, and the Future." (CLK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cognitive Processes, Communicative Competence (Languages), Contrastive Linguistics, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Skills, Language Tests, Linguistic Competence, Modern Language Curriculum, Psychology, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Student Needs, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., 68 Middle Road, Rowley, Massachusetts 01969 ($6.95)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Note: For related document, see ED 081 267