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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
Gruninger, Yvonne – 1977
Extracts from a journal kept by a French-speaking adult student in an intensive German language class are presented here. It is a critique of the audio-visual method, texts, teaching techniques, and students' reactions during the two parts of the course at the University of Berne. The extracts deal particularly with a comparison of the texts used…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Instruction, Course Content
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
Love, F. William D.; Honig, Lucille J. – 1973
This report presents information on 51 current innovative foreign language projects and programs for grades K-12. Information was collected by means of a year-long, national survey of continuing language programs, which involved announcements in journals, newsletters, and other publications; form letters to program supervisors; an ERIC search; a…
Descriptors: Chinese, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES
ADAMS, E.N.; AND OTHERS – 1968
BASED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (CAI) CAN BE PROFITABLE TO BOTH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, AN EXPERIMENTAL COURSE IN GERMAN WAS DESIGNED WHICH COULD MAKE USE OF COMPUTER CAPABILITIES IN A LANGUAGE LABORATORY SITUATION. RESEARCHERS CHOSE TO EXPERIMENT WITH A FAIRLY LONG, LESS CONTROLLED BEGINNING LANGUAGE…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Experimental Programs, German
MACDONALD, R. ROSS – 1966
A DETAILED DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF AN EXPERIMENT CONDUCTED AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY FROM 1960 TO 1966 IN WHICH SELECTED BLIND STUDENTS, THROUGH INTENSIVE AUDIOLINGUAL LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, WERE TRAINED TO BROADEN THEIR EMPLOYMENT POTENTIAL. ALTHOUGH ONLY RUSSIAN AND THE TRANSCRIPTION OF ORAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE MATERIALS WERE TAUGHT IN THE PILOT…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Blindness, Cultural Enrichment
Steinmeyer, Georg – 1969
This basic textbook for German contains 10 units. The text is adaptable for use in an academic institution (Completion time is expected to be one year.), in an intensive program (Completion time is about 90-120 hours.), or in independent study. The vocabulary is limited and only basic, essential, grammatical structures are included. Although…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses
Brown, Samuel A.; And Others – 1961
This audiolingual course has been designed to assist United States government representatives who require a command of spoken German. The course is intended to prepare a solid foundation for comprehensive language skills, providing systematically for the development of reading proficiency based on oral-aural skills. Each of the units in this…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiolingual Methods, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses
van Buskirk, William R.; And Others – 1971
This workbook, designed for use with a set of tape recordings, presents the structural features and vocabulary contained in the first six units of the "German Basic Course" prepared by the Foreign Service Institute. Each unit follows a cycle that uses dialogue as the basis of the learning structure. The programed course requires about 80 hours to…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, German, Grammar, Instructional Materials
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC. – 1971
This is the first volume of the Intermediate Phase (lessons 16-92) of the German Basic Course developed by the Defense Language Institute. The course, normally requiring 19 weeks of training, focuses on developing mastery of structural elements of German through the audiolingual method. Dialogues are based on life situations and progress towards…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Cartoons, Conversational Language Courses
Brown, Samuel A.; And Others – 1965
The second of a two-volume series of the Foreign Service Institute's "German Basic Course," this text contains 12 units of instructional materials intended for classroom use. Each unit contains: (1) basic sentences, (2) notes to the basic sentences, (3) notes on grammar, (4) substitution drills, (5) conversion drills, (6) variation drills, (7)…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Conversational Language Courses, German, Instructional Materials
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
Munzer, Hans W.; And Others – 1972
The first of a two-volume guide for instructors in the Defense Language Institute's "German: Basic Course," this text concentrates on the phonology and the most common structural patterns of the language. The vocabulary includes 575 items. Each of the eight lessons, structured about social activities, is meant to be mastered in six classroom…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cartoons, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education
Munzer, Hans W.; And Others – 1972
The second of a two-volume guide for instructors in the Defense Language Institute's "German: Basic Course," this text concentrates on the phonology and the most common structural patterns of the language. The vocabulary includes 575 items. Each of the seven lessons, structured about social activities, is meant to be mastered in six classroom…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cartoons, Cultural Education, German
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
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