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Hanson-Smith, Elizabeth, Ed.; Rilling, Sarah, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2007
While posing important questions about how learning proceeds with new technologies, this volume demonstrates how teachers captivate the imagination of learners, from schoolchildren to postgraduates, by providing real-world purposes for language. The authors are from educational institutions in many regions of the world, and describe technology use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology
Carroll, Michael, Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2007
Curriculum innovations succeed or fail according to the extent to which teachers, and to some extent students, feel that they are meaningfully involved in the process of change. For change to be effective, it cannot be simply imposed from above; rather it depends absolutely on the people who implement it. The innovations described in this book…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Adult Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Barrett, Ralph Pat, Ed. – 1982
This collection of essays gives detailed information about the administrative organization, staffing, program, students, testing, and research regarding intensive English programs (IEP). The following essays are included: (1) "Introduction," by R. Barrett; (2) "The General Administration of the IEP," by R. Daesch; (3) "The Selection of Intensive…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Foreign Student Advisers
Absi, Samir Abu; Sinaud, Andre – 1966
This intensive course is designed to teach students to understand and speak Chad Arabic. The course is intended to be covered in approximately 360 hours in the classroom and the language laboratory. About 90 hours should be occupied with the pre-speech phase, which emphasizes passive recognition rather than active production. This phase consists…
Descriptors: Arabic, Chad Languages, Consonants, Dialogs (Language)
Jarvis, Donald K., Ed. – 1978
This volume contains descriptions of successful Slavic language programs. The topics considered are: (1) community and institutional support; (2) programs for out-of-class practice; and (3) limited focus programs. The following articles are included: (1) "The University of Arizona Russian Program," by J. Malik, Jr.; (2) "Building from an…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Support, Course Descriptions, Enrichment Activities
Ferguson, Charles A.; Ani, Moukhtar – 1964
This course of lessons in Arabic is intended for use in semi-intensive or intensive courses (6 to 8 hours a week) at the college level for Americans who want to learn the kind of Arabic used today throughout the Arab world for writing and formal speaking. This volume consists of eight lessons, about half of the full textbook as planned. The course…
Descriptors: Arabic, College Language Programs, Grammar, Instructional Materials
Kambouri, Maria; Toutounji, Inji; Francis, Hazel – 1996
A study investigated factors in the dropout and progression of students from 33 programs in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in England and Wales. Data were gathered in student and teacher surveys. Results indicate a high level of student movement to and from ESOL classes. In intensive courses, more students were graded and more came…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Adult Education, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
Parry, Thomas S., Ed.; Stansfield, Charles W., Ed. – 1990
Six of 11 papers presented at a symposium on language aptitude testing are included in this document. "Cognitive Abilities in Foreign Language Aptitude: Then and Now" (John B. Carroll) reconsiders language aptitude testing 30 years after publication of the Modern Language Aptitude Test (MLAT). "Preliminary Investigation of the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Aptitude Tests, Case Studies, Cognitive Ability
Smith, Harlie L., Jr.; Senhadji, Mohammed Allal – 1969
This is the first in a set of two volumes of a Moroccan Arabic course. The volume contains 50 units preceeded by a description of the transcription system and a guide to pronunciation. All units include a dialogue in Arabic with an English translation, followed by notes on grammar and usage. Unit 7 introduces "situations," basically…
Descriptors: Arabic, Dialogs (Language), Grammar, Instructional Materials
Smith, Harlie L., Jr.; Senhadji, Mohammed Allal – 1970
This is the second in a set of two volumes of a Moroccan Arabic course. The volume contains 44 units. Each unit consists of a dialogue in Arabic with an English translation, followed by notes on grammar and usage, pattern drills, and "situations," which are essentially dialogues in English which the student is intended to translate. (CLK)
Descriptors: Arabic, Dialogs (Language), Grammar, Instructional Materials
Stilo, Donald L.; And Others – 1966
This introductory text for Persian was designed for use in intensive Peace Corps training, with emphasis on the field of teaching English as a foreign language. The text includes an introduction which gives the language instructor a brief outline of how to teach the course. Each lesson consists of a dialogue followed by pattern practices of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction, Language Programs
Cooper, Paul V.; Rice, Oliver – 1966
This textbook presents the essential structural features of Djerma as it is currently spoken in the western region of Niger. The course is organized into 30 units which constitute instructional material for from 300 to 400 hours of classroom instruction. It is specifically designed for intensive training programs of approximately 4 to 5 hours per…
Descriptors: African Languages, Audiolingual Methods, Autoinstructional Aids, Dialogs (Language)
Stevick, Earl W. – 1963
This text is a preliminary version of a basic course in the Bambara language. It is one of a series of short basic courses in African languages. Tutors' instructions appear in both English and French. Sixteen units make up the text; each consists of pattern drills in English and Bambara on a particular point of grammar. (CHK)
Descriptors: African Languages, Dyula, Instructional Materials, Intensive Language Courses
Chestnut, David T.; And Others – 1975
This survival English text is written for Indochinese, sixteen years old and over, who do not have the very basic listening and speaking skills needed for living in America. The lessons are designed to develop a functional listening and speaking vocabulary of approximately 900 words, over an instructional span of nine weeks or less. Reading and…
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), English (Second Language), Indochinese, Instructional Materials
Freed, Barbara F., Ed. – 1995
The collection of essays on second language learning during study abroad includes: "Language Learning and Study Abroad" (Barbara F. Freed); "Predictors of Foreign Language Gain During Study Abroad" (Richard D. Brecht, Dan E. Davidson, Ralph B. Ginsberg); "A Canadian Interprovincial Exchange: Evaluating the Linguistic…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Discourse Analysis
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