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Sedgley, Graham – Audio-Visual Language Journal, 1977
A residential French course in Britain is described. Subjects, staff, and course organization over the three-day session are discussed. All communication was expected to be in French; students kept a French diary as writing exercise. The experiment was beneficial in showing French to be a valid form of communication. (CHK)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Diaries, French, Intensive Language Courses
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Genesee, F.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
A secondary school French immersion program in Montreal is discussed. A research and testing program to evaluate student performance is described. Results show a significant increase in French skills over regular language programs, no decrease in English skills, and no decrease in general academic achievement. (CHK)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, French, Immersion Programs, Intensive Language Courses
Halbauer, Siegfried – Russisch, 1976
It was considered that students of intensive scientific Russian courses could learn vocabulary more efficiently if they were taught word stems and how to combine them with prefixes and suffixes to form scientific words. The computer programs developed to identify the most important stems is discussed. (Text is in German.) (FB)
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Computer Programs, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction
Mayer, Lenore – Teaching Adults, 1976
Six-day residential intensive language courses in German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian, sponsored by the City Lit language department and Wansfell college, were extremely successful due to careful planning in site selection, various learning activities, and courses structure. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction
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McInnis, C. E.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Findings and conclusions of three studies are reported: (1) comparison of two variations of a French core program, (2) an enrichment program attempting to change attitudes, and (3) a comparison between an immersion program and an intensive program. Three guest analysts comment and criticize. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES, French
Donahue, Moraima de Semprun – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
Describes the genesis, development, and implementation of a Spanish language course geared to English speakers who work with or aid members of the Hispanic population who have settled in the United States. A text prepared for the course, "Applied Spanish for the Social Services," is described. (DB)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Demand, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
Almeras, Philippe – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1976
A semester-long intensive language learning program for American students in France is described. The students lived with French families and were given three hours of audiovisual instruction in the morning and three hours of practical instruction in the afternoon. (RM)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Course Content, French, Higher Education
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Jones, James F., Jr. – ADFL Bulletin, 1982
An account of the way the Dartmouth Intensive Language Model was introduced and revised at Washington University. The topics discussed are the class organization, staffing, teaching methods, financing, the summer and year-long study-abroad programs, college administration support, student response, and enrollment trends. (AMH)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Enrollment Trends, French, Higher Education
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Neglia, Erminio G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The activities involved in a student production of modern Spanish drama in a University of Toronto course and the links with language learning that make the course a partial language immersion are described. Problems in evaluating the course and student performance are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Drama, Dramatics, Foreign Countries
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Woytak, Lidia, Ed. – Applied Language Learning, 1998
This journal is intended to be a vehicle for professional communication, discussion, and debate in the field of foreign language education, with a special emphasis on the instruction of adults in both commonly taught and less commonly taught languages, for functional purposes, in an intensive setting. Topics in this volume include the following:…
Descriptors: Adults, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction
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