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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
Hawkins, Eric, Ed. – 1988
This British collection of essays on intensive second language instruction is divided into four groups. A section on intensive courses outside Britain includes: "Intensive Courses in a German Youth Hostel"; "Intensive German from an Austrian Perspective: An LEA Initiative"; and "Integrating Intensive Sessions into the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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)
Hawkins, Eric, Ed.; Perren, G. E., Ed. – 1978
The papers in this volume concerning intensive language teaching are grouped into three sections: "Sections bilingues,""Intensive courses within schools," and "Intensive courses at external centres." A preliminary chapter by Eric Hawkins introduces the historical context of intensive language teaching and a concluding…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
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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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
Rothmund, Alfons – Fremdsprachliche Unterricht, 1972
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, French, German, 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