ERIC Number: EJ385506
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum, Student Objectives, and the Training of Foreign Language Teachers.
Rivers, Wilga M.
Babel, v23 n2 p4-10 Oct 1988
Teacher education for language teachers must consider the ultimate educational objectives, and proceed to achieve them through curriculum, course design, and appropriate methodology. Specific objectives include: (1) language and international studies; (2) languages for specific purposes; (3) language and inter-community understanding; (4) the process of communication; and (5) language as the key to humanistic education. (DJD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Design, Educational Needs, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, International Studies, Language Role, Language Teachers, Languages for Special Purposes, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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