ERIC Number: ED340226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
German/Deutsch. Resource Guides for Teachers.
This resource guide is intended for teachers of German and for administrators considering the introduction German language instruction in their schools or colleges in the United Kingdom. The first of 10 chapters looks at the status of German teaching in the British curriculum, primarily at the secondary level. Chapter 2 describes standardized test and certification programs. The third chapter discusses the selection and use of various forms of published instructional materials, and the fourth chapter focuses on teacher development or adaptation of other resources such as realia and authentic materials. In chapter 5, the role of teaching and learning styles and the contribution of a variety of classroom instructional activities and approaches are examined. Chapter 6 offers ideas for incorporating German culture into the classroom environment, and chapter 7 provides ideas for arranging school travel and exchange visits. The eighth chapter focuses on the objectives of student assessment and on standardized tests. Chapters 9 and 10 provide, respectively: pointers for helping students who want information about opportunities to study German in higher education as well as about jobs and careers using German; and information on courses, training opportunities, and funding resources for the teacher's own professional development. A list of useful addresses is appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, German, Higher Education, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, International Educational Exchange, Language Tests, Media Selection, Realia, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Standardized Tests, Teaching Styles, Testing, Travel
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom