ERIC Number: ED233586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Modern Languages.
Richardson, G., Ed.
Key areas of modern language teaching are addressed in 10 articles. In addition to a general overview of methods and aims of foreign language teaching, attention is directed to the audiolingual and audiovisual revolution, language study for the slow-learning child and for the child with above average ability, imaginative learning activities for French instruction, and the importance of foreign languages in the world today. Titles and authors are: "Aims and Objectives in Foreign Language Teaching" (A. W. Hornsey); "An Introductory Overview of Methods and Methodology" (G. Richardson); "'Direct Method' Teaching" (G. Richardson); "The Audio-Lingual and Audio-Visual 'Revolution'" (N. K. Cammish); "Foreign Languages at the Post O-Level Stage" (F. Corless and R. Gaskell); "Language Study for the Slower Learner" (E. W. Hawkins); "The Learner of Above-Average Ability" (D. Nott); "The Language Teacher as a 'Snapper-Up of Unconsidered Trifles'" (N. K. Cammish); "Assessment and Testing" (G. H. Soles); and "The Demands and Needs of the Universities, Industry and Commerce" (D. E. Ager). (SW)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Advanced Courses, Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Instruction, Business, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Higher Education, Industry, Instructional Materials, Language Role, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Learning Activities, Learning Problems, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Testing, Universities
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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