ERIC Number: ED185813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
L'enseignement des langues: Pour qui? Pour quoi? (Language Teaching: For Whom? For What Purpose?). Proceedings of the annual Symposium of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (7th, Sherbrooke, Canada, May 6, 1976). Publication B-62.
Taggart, Gilbert, Ed.
These 16 papers in French and English deal with questions related to the purpose of learning a language, one's native language as well as a second one. Specifically, the presentations deal with the following topics: (1) consideration of learners' needs; (2) the usefulness of learning English in Quebec; (3) the tension between knowledge and competence with regard to a second language; (4) language styles; (5) norms in the teaching of French as a native language; (6) language for special purposes with reference to French as a second language; (7) error analysis and the teaching of second languages; (8) literature in teaching French as a native language; (9) teaching and learning strategies; (10) methods in teaching French as a native language; (11) communication skills; (12) techniques for teaching language skills to native speakers of English; and (13) perspectives for the future. The contributors are: K. Chastain, A. Boudreau, M. Perez, A. Lowe, J. Hamers, G. Bibeau, R. Pelchat, H. Cedergren, L. Van Toch, M. Buteau, A. Mareuil, H. Holec, S. Savignon, Y. Sirois, A. Sharma, and D. Girard. (AMH)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages), English, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Error Analysis (Language), French, Language Research, Language Styles, Languages for Special Purposes, Learning Processes, Literature, Native Language Instruction, Objectives, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Laval Univ., Quebec (Quebec). International Center for Research on Bilingualism.