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Turner, Harriet – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1977
A digest of the reports, lectures and discussions at a colleges association conference. The program addressed concrete, pressing concerns, such as initiating student exchange in class, intensive language courses, problems posed by literature classes, the role of foreign languages in the curriculum and the outcomes of foreign language study. (AMH)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Cultural Education, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
Schneider, Gerd K. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1977
The Middlebury Undergraduate German Language Program is described as a model for a Total Immersion Foreign Language Training program. German is the language of communication, both in and outside of the classroom. Lesson structure, materials and testing are described. (CHK)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Course Descriptions, German, Higher Education
Reschke, Claus – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1977
This article explains the need for foreign language fluency in employees and executives of multinational businesses. A pilot program is proposed outlining a comprehensive, basic, twelve-month, semi-intensive foreign language program to give minimum professional proficiency for an international career. (CHK)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Opportunities, College Language Programs, Intensive Language Courses
Shao, Otis H. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
A program of the University of the Pacific established a cluster college to integrate a non-Western perspective into the curriculum of a liberal arts education. Study in India, Japan or Taiwan includes intensive language courses and working internships. (CHK)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Cluster Colleges, College Language Programs, Higher Education
Hahn, Sidney L. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1980
A five-week inservice workshop focusing on methodology training and language skills development for foreign language teachers is described. Coinciding with intensive language programs, the workshop provided teachers with an opportunity for language practice and a lab for observing and applying the instructional strategies they were studying. (PMJ)
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Intensive Language Courses, Language Teachers, Postsecondary Education
Schulz, Renate A. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1978
Discusses reasons for enrollment growth at institutions of higher learning, including instructional quality, departmental diversification, instructional innovation, and publicity and recruitment. (AM)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, College Second Language Programs, Enrollment Trends, Instructional Innovation
Frank, Ted E. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1972
Describes an intensive program in elementary German at the University of Texas (Arlington) in 1971, in which undergraduates with no previous experience in German could complete the university's four semester foreign language requirement in a single semester. (DS)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, German, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction
Ternes, Hans – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
This article describes an eight-week study program in Germany directed by Lawrence University. The program includes intensive language training, home stays, seminars and travel. (CHK)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
Almeras, Philippe – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1974
Describes a newly-created center for intensive instruction in French located at the Chateau-Manoir de Fauguernon, Normandy, France. (RL) *e Modern Languages
Descriptors: College Language Programs, French, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction
Donahue, Moraima de Semprun – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
Describes the genesis, development, and implementation of a Spanish language course geared to English speakers who work with or aid members of the Hispanic population who have settled in the United States. A text prepared for the course, "Applied Spanish for the Social Services," is described. (DB)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Demand, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
Almeras, Philippe – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
A semester-long intensive language learning program for American students in France is described. The students lived with French families and were given three hours of audiovisual instruction in the morning and three hours of practical instruction in the afternoon. (RM)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Course Content, French, Higher Education