ERIC Number: ED184352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Teaching the Basics in the Foreign Language Classroom: Options and Strategies. Report of Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Benseler, David P., Ed.
The following papers on essential issues in foreign language instruction are included: (1) "Futurism, Basic Education, and the Foreign Language Curriculum," by Frank M. Grittner; (2) "The Foreign Language Teacher as 'Con Artist,'" by Jean S. Hughes; (3) "Motivational Factors and Student Retention in School Foreign Language Programs," by Pamela J. Myers; (4) "Suggestive-Accelerative Learning and Teaching in Foreign Languages," by Kay U. Herr; (5) "Screening Students for Intensive Courses: A Survey of Past and Current Practice, with Suggestions for New Programs," by W. Lee Nahrgang; (6) "Foreign Languages for Gifted Learners," by Laura Brimm and others; (7) "Foreign Languages and the Total Curriculum: Exploring Alternative Basics," by Gale Crouse and others; (8) "Utilizing Class Time in Foreign Language Instruction," by Anne Nerenz; (9) "A Realistic Look at the Function of Grammar in the Foreign Language Classroom," by Laura K. Heilenman; (10) "Teaching Basic Reading Comprehension Skills," by M. Jane Greenewald; (11) "Pictures and Reading Comprehension: Some Research Results," by Alice C. Omaggio; and (12) "Translation: A Step Forward or Back?" by Fritz H. Konig and Nile D. Vernon. (JB)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Note: For related documents, see FL 011 157-168. Papers presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Minneapolis, MN, April 19-21, 1979).