ERIC Number: ED340227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Intensive Language Teaching and Learning: Initiatives at School Level.
Hawkins, Eric, Ed.
This British collection of essays on intensive second language instruction is divided into four groups. A section on intensive courses outside Britain includes: "Intensive Courses in a German Youth Hostel"; "Intensive German from an Austrian Perspective: An LEA Initiative"; and "Integrating Intensive Sessions into the Sixth Form Curriculum." Papers on bilingual and immersion education include: "Goff's School, Hertfordshire"; "Mill Hill School, London"; "Heathside School, Surrey: Birth of a Section Bilingue'"; "An Experiment: Cookery in French"; "'Immersion' in Canada and Wales: A Background Note"; and "A Case History from Wales." A group on intensive courses at local centers includes: "Intensive Foreign Language Courses in Hertfordshire;""'Immersion' in the European Resources Centre in Leicestershire"; "An Intensive French Course for Underachievers"; "Intensive Courses at Burwell House, Cambridgeshire"; "Peers School, Oxford: Three Possible Patterns"; "Lancashire College, Chorley"; "Intensive Teaching in Kingston-upon-Thames"; and "Building Intensive Days into the Curriculum." Essays on cooperative programs linking teacher training and schools include: "Building Bridges: Intensive Language Teaching in Partnership"; "Intensive Days for Schools: Using Student Teachers at Goldsmiths'"; and "Training Teachers for Intensive Teaching: The Sheffield Experience." A concluding essay looks at future directions. A list of resources and a bibliography are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Germany; United Kingdom