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Allen, Elizabeth Annette – 1993
A plan for teaching American culture in a summer intensive course in English as a Second Language, at the intermediate level and focusing on speaking and listening skills, is detailed. The approach used to design the cultural unit integrates two models for culture education and the experiential learning cycle. The report begins with an explanation…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Cultural Education, Educational Strategies
Packwood, Virginia M.; Packwood, William T. – 1986
Undergraduate and graduate admissions requirements for foreign students at more than 2,000 U.S. colleges and universities are detailed in this handbook. Based on responses to questionnaires sent to all U.S. higher education institutions, the content emphasizes minimum scores required on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, possible…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Applicants, English (Second Language)
Vazulik, Johannes W. – 1983
The methods and materials for teaching the vocabulary and writing components of an intensive summer English as a second language (ESL) program for foreign university students are described. Program goals are to improve English language proficiency and orient students to the American academic system and American culture. The approach to building…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses, Learning Activities
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service. – 1987
Information on foreign student policies at 1,955 accredited U.S. colleges and universities is presented. Separate sections for undergraduate and graduate students provide detailed information in a tabular format, including degree levels offered, enrollment for both foreign and U.S. students, admissions tests and English as a foreign language…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Choice, College Entrance Examinations
O'Driscoll, James E., Ed. – 1988
The directory lists 381 programs designed to meet the pre-academic English language training and orientation needs of persons intending to pursue academic study, business or professional work, or training in the United States. The directory does not include programs intended to meet survival needs of refugees and recent immigrants, or remedial…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Students, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. – 1981
Guidelines for institutional leaders as they develop policy regarding international educational exchange for their colleges and universities and community programs are presented. These standards or principles of effective practice, which will form the basis of a program of self-regulation and will promote self-evaluation and improvement efforts,…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Administrative Policy, Ancillary School Services, College Admission
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. – 1984
A collection of background notes and lesson plans from the pre-employment training programs under way at three refugee processing centers in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand is presented. The pre-employment component of an educational program that also includes intensive English as a second language and cultural orientation training…
Descriptors: Consortia, Cultural Awareness, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Potential
Parsons, Adelaide H.; Perdreau, Cornelia – 1983
Designed for faculty who are new to the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE), this handbook is intended as an orientation and basic reference guide. The OPIE is described as a program established at Ohio University in 1967 to offer intensive or semi-intensive English language training for non-native speakers who need English for academic study…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, English (Second Language), Faculty Handbooks, Foreign Students
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Ke, Chuanren – ADFL Bulletin, 1995
Discusses the importance of linguistic accuracy in proficiency-orientated foreign language programs, focusing on the experiences of college students in a summer intensive Chinese program. Linguistic inaccuracy is often the result of teachers focusing on form and meaning at the same time, fossilization, overuse of communicative strategies, lack of…
Descriptors: Chinese, Class Activities, College Students, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Stansfield, Charles; Hornor, Jeanne – ADFL Bulletin, 1981
Describes the Dartmouth-Rassias language instruction model emphasizing its reliance on audiolingual techniques and on the intensive approach. Discusses classroom techniques, unique teacher selection methods, and importance of teacher attitudes. Reviews the results achieved by this model and expresses the hope that it will receive more attention…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials
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Hirsch, Bette G. – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
Describes the 16-week intensive French and Spanish program at Cabrillo College. (EKN)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, French, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
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Jurasek, Richard – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
Describes two options for intensive foreign language study available at Earlham College: intensive study on campus or intensive study on campus leading to an off campus immersion in the language and culture. Gives suggestions for programs of this type. (EKN)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, German, Higher Education, Immersion Programs
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Cipolla, William F. – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
Describes the intensive French program at Western Maryland College. Concludes that the program has helped to reverse some of the dwindling enrollments in French. (EKN)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, French, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
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Nahrgang, W. Lee – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
Describes the intensive German program at North Texas State University. Shows how the intensive course model may be adapted to tight budgets. (EKN)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
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Urbanski, Henry – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
Describes schedules and activities of the summer and weekend foreign language immersion programs at the State University of New York College at New Paltz. Gives some highlights of last summer's program. (EKN)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Students, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses
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