ERIC Number: ED449671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Language Policy and Pedagogy: Essays in Honor of A. Ronald Walton.
Lambert, Richard D., Ed.; Shohamy, Elana, Ed.
This edited volume brings together 14 diverse articles dealing with various aspects of language policy and pedagogy. Chapter titles include the following: "Language Practice, Language Ideology, and Language Policy" (Bernard Spolsky and Elana Shohamy); "The Status Agenda in Corpus Planning" (Joshua A. Fishman); "The Way Ahead: European Recommendations for Language Teaching Policy Development into the Next Century" (J.L.M. Trim); "The Winds of Change in Foreign Language Instruction" (Richard D. Lambert); "Foreign Language and Area Studies through Title VI: Assessing Supply and Demand" (Gilbert W. Merkx); "System III: The Future of Language Learning in the United States" (Richard D. Brecht and A. Ronald Walton); "An Early Start for Foreign Languages (but not English) in the Netherlands" (Kees de Bot); "Elementary School Immersion in Less Commonly Taught Languages" (Myriam Met); "Forging a Link: Tapping the National Heritage Language Resources in the United States" (Xueying Wang); "Focus on Form in Task-Based Language Teaching" (Michael H. Long); "Language Learning and Intercultural Competence" (Ross Steele); "Acquired Culture in the Japanese Language Classroom" (Eleanor H. Jorden); "Performed Culture: Learning To Participate in Another Culture" (Galal Walker); "What Do They Do? Activities of Students during Study Abroad" (Ralph B. Ginsberg and Laura Miller). References are found at the end of each chapter. A subject index is included. (KFT)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, Immersion Programs, Instructional Improvement, Japanese, Language Planning, Linguistics, Multicultural Education, Public Policy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods, Uncommonly Taught Languages
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands; United States