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Stroinigg, Dieter – 1975
This paper describes a method of language teaching known as counseling-learning, which attends to the psychological and emotional needs of students. The traditional approach to language instruction has generally underestimated this aspect of learning and its importance. The counseling-learning method relies on untapped sources within the student…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Language Programs, Educational Counseling, Educational Psychology
Reschke, Claus – 1976
Foreign language programs in America have not tried to meet the specific needs of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in professional schools who are preparing for an international career in law, marketing, accounting, hotel management, or engineering. These students need to be able to use the language in the performance of their…
Descriptors: Accounting, Career Education, College Curriculum, College Language Programs
Frank, Ted E. – 1971
An intensive language program in elementary German at the University of Texas in Arlington is described in this article. The program, enabling undergraduates with no previous experience in German to complete the university's four-semester foreign language requirement in a single semester, is discussed in terms of classroom activities, language…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Language Programs, Colleges, Course Descriptions
Rassias, John A. – 1970
An intensive elementary-level language course for college students, seeking to provide meaningful application of language skills and to improve student attitudes toward second language learning, is described in this report. The three-term course in which students work extensively with undergraduate apprentice teachers while living in language…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, College Students, Colleges, French
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
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Benseler, David P.; Mazur, Gertrud S. – Modern Language Journal, 1973
An experimental, intensive German language course for graduate students at Washington State University is described. (RL)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, College Students, German, Graduate Students
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
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Schneider, Gerd K. – 1975
Current publications do not cease to stress the unfortunate fact that language ernollments are declining; this paper is an exception to the prevailing pessimistic trend. Its aim is to describe the success of the first and second year German language courses taught at Middlebury College during the summer of 1975. This was an intensive program with…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, College Language Programs, Cultural Education, German
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Schneider, Gerd K. – 1976
The report describes the seven-week program of the first- and second-year German language courses taught at Middlebury College during the summer of 1976. This was an intensive program with at least four hours of formal classroom instruction per day. The high scores achieved on the MLA Cooperative Foreign Language Tests, Forms LA and MA, and on the…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Cultural Education, German, Intensive Language Courses
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Schneider, Gerd K. – 1977
This report describes the seven-week program of the first-, second-, and third-year German language courses taught at Middlebury College during the summer of 1977. This was an intensive program with at least four hours of formal classroom instruction per day. The high scores achieved on the MLA-Cooperative Foreign Language Tests, Forms LA and MA,…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
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Benseler, David P. – Foreign Language Annals, 1978
A description is provided of Washington State University's undergraduate intensive language course. The course, designed primarily for freshmen, provides classroom instruction for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week during the 8-week summer session. Course goals, content, and methodology are covered. (SW)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Language Programs, German, Higher Education