ERIC Number: ED341251
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Community Languages. Sources and Resources.
Geach, June, Comp.
This European-focused guide covers basic sources of English language information for teachers of community languages, other language teachers, and language teaching support personnel regarding the background and teaching of European Community languages in Great Britain. The guide complements Centre for Information on Language Teaching Information Guide 1: "English as a Second Language: Sources and Resources." It includes items on the psychology and sociology of maintaining mother tongues outside of their natural context. Contents provide information on the following: organizations and associations, periodicals, teachers' centers and their services, specialist publishers, and a bibliography. An introduction reviews the current issues against which the contents were selected, including the training of ethnic minority teachers to teach community languages, and developments in GCSE for community languages. The bibliography is categorized as follows: educational issues; administration and policy; interculturalism and language diversity; teaching problems and methodology; testing, examining, assessment; materials, bibliographies and surveys; films; suppliers; teachers' centers and their services; and specialist publishers with multilingual books. (LB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Planning, Language Tests, Minority Groups, Resource Materials, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, Regent's College, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 4NS, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).