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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
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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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
WILKE, GERHARD M. – 1967
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL ACT FUNDS SUPPORTED A SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS' SUMMER ACTIVITY DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INTENSIVE LANGUAGE TRAINING IN FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH FOR 56 SELECTED STUDENTS. THE 6-HOUR DAILY SCHEDULE INCLUDED TWO HOURS DEVOTED TO ORAL EXPRESSION, TWO TO LITERATURE STUDY, AND TWO TO CULTURE-ORIENTED…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Aids, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Enrichment
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Munzer, Hans W.; And Others – 1972
This volume of the Defense Language Institute's "German Basic Course" is concerned primarily with the pronunciation of German and introduces the most common structural patterns. Vocabulary development includes some 575 new words. Fifteen lessons, intended for use in an intensive program, focus on development of basic audiolingual skills. Lessons…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Basic Skills, Cartoons, German