ERIC Number: ED436098
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Language Teaching in Germany.
Bliesener, Ulrich; Tapia, Ivan, Ed.; Blochmann, Georg M., Ed.
Bildung und Wissenschaft, p2-32 Apr 1998
This theme issue of "Bildung und Wissenschaft" explains the importance of multilingualism in today's world, focusing on foreign language instruction in Germany. It examines the following issues: "Multilingualism in a Changing World"; "The Significance of Foreign Languages for Germany"; "Foreign Languages in Schools: The System--A Few Basic Facts"; "The Hamburg Agreement"; "Exchanges and Encounters"; "Foreign Languages and 'Bildung'"; "Guidelines: The Official and Secret Curriculum"; "New Approaches to Foreign Language Teaching"; "The Expectations of the Customers"; "Foreign Language Teaching in Vocational Schools"; "Bilingual Curricula and Bilingual Lessons"; "An Early Start"; "Teacher Training"; "Further Training for Teachers"; "Multilingualism and the Position of English"; "EU Programmes: Their Impact on Foreign Language Teaching"; "Correction and Assessment: Grades, Examinations, and Control of Standards"; and "In Conclusion." (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Multilingualism, Preservice Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Vocational Schools, World Affairs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: European Union; Germany