ERIC Number: ED346733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Confidence through Competence in Modern Language Learning. CILT Reports & Papers 25. Selection of Papers from the World Conference of the International Federation of Modern Language Teachers--FIPLV--Federation Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes (Helsinki, Finland, July 1985).
Freudenstein, Reinhold, Ed.; James, C. Vaughan, Ed.
Fourteen papers from six countries are included in this volume. Several have been translated from French or German. The papers are grouped as follows: (1) Creativity and Language Learning: "Creativity, Brain, and Language" (M. Bergstrom) and "Creativity and Interactional Competence in Foreign Language Learning" (E. Oksaar); (2) The Teacher and the Taught: "Learning to Communicate in a Foreign Language" (D. Girard); "The Teacher's Role in Communicative Teaching" (C. Brumfit); "Tailoring Teaching to the Pupils" (C. Edelhoff); and "Negotiating Language in Foreign Language Classroom" (C. Faerch); (3) Innovation and Language Teaching: "In Defense of Innovative Methods" (C. Parish) and "Music in Teaching French by Suggestopaedia" (L. Schiffler); (4) Computer-Assisted Language Learning:"A Linguist Looks at Computer-Assisted Instruction" (F. Karttunen) and "Micro-computers in Language Teaching" (A. Hagg); (5) Examinations and Testing: "Language Awareness, Communicative Competence, and Testing" (M. Luukkainen) and "Evaluating Speaking Ability" (R. Clifford); and (6) Conclusion: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (S. Takala). Appended is a one-page description of the International Federation of Modern Language Teachers (FIPVL). (LB)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Computer Assisted Instruction, Conferences, Creativity, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Instructional Innovation, Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Music, Second Language Learning, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Testing
Center for Information on Language Teaching and Research, Regent's College, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 4NS, England, United Kingdom (11.95 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Finland