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van Handle, Donna – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2002
Describes a new reading and writing intensive course developed for college level intermediate German. Discusses reasons for developing such a course, its theoretical underpinnings, course content, teaching methodology, and assessment mechanisms. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses, Reading Instruction
Mosher, Arthur; Resch, Margit – 1986
The demand for an improved international dimension in American education is a move in the right direction, and American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and Educational Testing Service efforts in defining foreign language proficiency guidelines and developing a reliable mechanism for testing oral proficiency have resulted in…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design
Hanson, Klaus – 1986
Intensive summer language schools are designed to increase student exposure to the target language, both in quantity and type. One way to increase student interest in the input is for a journalism class to produce a daily student newspaper in the target language. Such a project has gained popularity at a Portland, Oregon intensive German summer…
Descriptors: Class Activities, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
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
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Pabisch, Peter; Peters, George – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
German weekends in New Mexico are designed to expose high school and college students to German language and culture and to increase language skills and interest in German. Seminars, discussion groups, films, singing, dancing and meetings, all conducted in German, are part of the program. Organization and costs are discussed. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, German, 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
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Wishard, Armin – ADFL Bulletin, 1985
Describes the study-abroad program offered by Colorado College in Luneburg, Germany. The program consists of four blocks of three to four weeks each, during which time students take the following courses: (1) Intermediate German; (2) Composition and Conversation; (3) Culture and Institutions; and (4) a course which varies from year to year. (SED)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
Cano, Vicente – 1985
The Summer Language Houses (SLH) in French, German, and Spanish at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have been extremely effective in teaching language skills and encouraging students to continue language study. The five-week intensive language programs at the second-year level emphasize oral communication but provide practice in all language…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Dormitories, French, German
Urbanski, Henry – 1984
In response to rapidly falling foreign language enrollments, the State University of New York College at New Paltz designed and actively promoted a language immersion program in the summer of 1981. The program consisted of instruction in twelve languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian,…
Descriptors: Arabic, Chinese, College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Ram's Horn, 1984
The combined Summer 1982-Spring 1983 issue of this journal dedicated to the Rassias Language Method includes the following articles: "Languages, Learning, and Change" (Ronald C. Rosbottom); "Role-Playing: Perception and Analysis of Sex-Role Stereotypes in Literature" (Judith G. Miller); "Prose as Drama: The Use of Fairy…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Cultural Education, Drama
Clay, Gudrun; Schutte, Lilith – 1988
A college language instructor recounts his experience in a retraining program in business German at the West Germany's Goethe Institute. Twenty-eight individuals from the United States and from five European countries participated in a program that offered (1) a 14-day immersion into business-related German, (2) establishment of German business…
Descriptors: Business Communication, College Faculty, German, Higher Education
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Diller, Edward; Markert, Axel – Unterrichtspraxis, 1983
Describes a program which combines two years of college German into one and which culminates in five weeks of intensive study in Germany. Discusses the logistics of the program, along with student and faculty response and recommendations. (EKN)
Descriptors: German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses, Language Proficiency
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Kempf, Franz R. – ADFL Bulletin, 1995
Discusses the curriculum and outcomes of the interdisciplinary Foreign Language, Culture, and Literature Program offered by Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, focusing on the German language component of the program. The program includes a five-month intensive language course, which includes several months of study in a target language…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Attitudes, Educational Objectives, German
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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