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Plakans, Lia; Burke, Maureen – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2013
The use of tests has been targeted as a critical point in validity, which suggests that contexts for test use warrant closer investigation. This article describes a study of decision making during test use in the context of a university intensive English language program. Over a period of 2 1/2 years, data were collected by audio-recording…
Descriptors: Test Use, Textbooks, Decision Making, Second Language Learning
Malupa-Kim, Miralynn Faigao – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The Problem: The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the information structure of native-English speaking (NES) ESOL teachers in giving explanations in a grammar class at an Intensive English Program (IEP) at a university in southern California Method: This mixed-method study employed a sequential-exploratory design. Six grammar…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Chun, Christian W. – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2009
This article explores ways in which a university Intensive English Program (IEP) featuring English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at a U.S. university functions as an institutionalized discursive space of neoliberalism. By examining discourses that one program adopts in promoting itself online, and in the curriculum material used in IEP/EAP classes,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Ideology, Cultural Differences, Instructional Materials
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1971
These instructional materials for the Defense Language Institute's Chinese-Mandarin Basic Course include the following: (1) "Dictionary Drill"; (2) "Dictation Materials"; (3) "Character Flash Cards for the Basic Course, Lessons 16-124, Cards 1-52"; (4) "Character Flash Cards for the Basic Course, Lessons 125-279, Cards 53-97"; (5) "Basic Dialogues…
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Drills (Practice), Ideography, Intensive Language Courses
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1978
The words to 41 traditional Indonesian songs and 3 standard Christmas carols are presented as supplementary material to the beginning language course in Indonesian. Knowing these songs will contribute to the student's appreciation of the Indonesian culture and customs. Though English translations are only provided for the titles, explanatory…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Folk Culture
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1969
This 7-unit reader written in Bahasa Indonesian deals with national issues in Indonesia and is used by official United States military personnel after 40 weeks of instruction in Bahasa Indonesian. The topics discussed are: (1) Nationalism in Indonesia, (2) The Chinese Minority, (3) The Military and Politics in Indonesia, (4) The Indonesian Farmer,…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Cultural Education, Folk Culture, Indonesian
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1969
Seven articles by Mochtar Lubis, an Indonesian writer, are presented in this supplemental reader for the use of United States military personnel studying Bahasa Indonesian. Lubis reveals his impressions of major United States cities and their people. The text, used with Volumes XIV and XV of the Basic Course for four weeks of the advanced phase,…
Descriptors: Directed Reading Activity, Idioms, Independent Reading, Indonesian
Absi, Samir Abu; Sinaud, Andre – 1966
This intensive course is designed to teach students to understand and speak Chad Arabic. The course is intended to be covered in approximately 360 hours in the classroom and the language laboratory. About 90 hours should be occupied with the pre-speech phase, which emphasizes passive recognition rather than active production. This phase consists…
Descriptors: Arabic, Chad Languages, Consonants, Dialogs (Language)
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1975
This catelog provides an up-to-date listing of foreign language training texts, tapes and transparencies available from the Defense Language Institute for all U.S. Department of Defense components engaged in elementary, maintenance or refresher language training programs. Courses described are designed for use in an intensive program with a…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Catalogs, Inservice Education, Instructional Materials
Ferguson, Charles A.; Ani, Moukhtar – 1964
This course of lessons in Arabic is intended for use in semi-intensive or intensive courses (6 to 8 hours a week) at the college level for Americans who want to learn the kind of Arabic used today throughout the Arab world for writing and formal speaking. This volume consists of eight lessons, about half of the full textbook as planned. The course…
Descriptors: Arabic, College Language Programs, Grammar, Instructional Materials
McCormick, John R. – Mod Lang J, 1970
Descriptors: Engineering, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction, Language Programs
1966
This audiolingual basic course in modern Bulgarian consists of 136 lesson units in 13 volumes, supplemented by (1) a vocabulary to Volume I and II, (2) a supplementary text for Volume II, and (3) a vocabulary to Volume XII. The course, intended for the Defense Language Institute intensive language program, is designed to train native English…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Bulgarian, Cultural Context, Cyrillic Alphabet
Dato, Daniel Peter – 1965
This is the first book of an Italian course concentrating on the spoken language. The materials were prepared for language students who have either completed an introductory college-level Italian course of one year or more, or who have had an intensive course of several months. Book 1 consists of four lessons, each containing a narrative, a…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Background, Instructional Materials
Dato, Daniel Peter – 1965
This is the second book of an Italian course concentrating on the spoken language. The materials were prepared for language students who have either completed an introductory college-level Italian course of one year or more, or who have had an intensive course of several months. Book 2 consists of five lessons, each containing a narrative, a…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Background, Instructional Materials
Dato, Daniel Peter – 1965
This is the third book of an Italian course concentrating on the spoken language. The materials are considered to be advanced. The text consists of 21 lessons divided into three units; each unit contains spontaneous dialogues, substitution drills, and tests. English equivalents accompany the dialogues and substitution drills. The student is…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Background, Instructional Materials
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