ERIC Number: ED248056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Katimavik Participant's Manual, Book IV, Second Language Learning = Katimavik manuel du participant, cahier IV, l'apprentissage de la langue seconde. Revised.
Crelinsten, Michael, Ed.
The second language (French or English) learning activity portion of Katimavik, a nine-month volunteer community service and experiential learning program for 17 to 21-year-old Canadians, provides an opportunity for living in a French language environment with other people who speak French, or, for participants whose native language is French, to learn English in an English-speaking environment. About one third of the members of each Katimavik group are French-speaking and one trimester out of three is spent in a francophone or anglophone environment. Language learning and mastery occurs through daily exercises, lessons, and workshops, as well as through informal exchange during mealtimes, work, and leisure activities. Learning activities are provided to facilitate second language usage during meetings, during structured activities, during free time, and through games. Lessons prepare students to order meals in a restaurant, visit a local industry, take a walking tour of a town, attend a fashion show, participate in an evening of songs, take a second-language nature walk, and understand and give recipes. The English/French bilingual manual contains second language learning program objectives, trimester guidelines, optional activities, an activity checklist, a page for resume recordkeeping, exercises, activities, and a list of language learning resources. (NEC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: OPCAN, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada