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ERIC Number: ED277259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 242
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Oral Skills in the Modern Languages Degree. Proceedings of a Conference at the University of Bradford (Bradford, England, January 3-6, 1984).
Doble, Gordon, Ed.; Griffiths, Brian T., Ed.
The conference proceedings include the opening address, plenary session papers, workshop reports, a final forum and address, and the conference program and participant list. The plenary session papers include: "What Are We Doing in Modern Languages Today?"; "Communicative Skills and the Modern Languages Degree"; "The Place of Spoken Language in the Hierarchy of Language Skills"; "An Analytical Approach to the Teaching of Spoken German"; "Towards a Pedagogic Theory of Interpreting"; "The Ear Has Its Reasons--Interpreting and the Modern Languages Curriculum"; "Language Performance, Context, and the Personality of the Interpreter"; "The Evaluation of Oral/Aural Skills within the BA Finals Examination"; and "Has the Language Laboratory a Place in the Undergraduate Course?" Workshop topics include: modern languages curriculum design; oral/aural versus oral/written exercises; audio and video independent study courses; computer-based independent study and testing; satellite television for Russian and French study; balancing oral and written language; minority languages; exploiting video resources; conference interpreting; word-processing and advanced translation; oral language change; interpreting as a language-learning activity; teaching assistants; spontaneous expression methodology; language laboratories; study abroad; testing; the use of linguists; and field recording of materials. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Note: For individual papers, see FL 016 312-320.