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Perez Botero, Luis A. – Yelmo, 1977
This article traces the development through Greek and Latin roots of the use of the verb "haber" in the Spanish language. (Text is in Spanish.) (NCR)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Etymology, Grammar, Language Instruction
Masciantonio, Rudolph – 1973
This curriculum guide is intended to assist Latin teachers in the School District of Philadelphia in achieving one of the goals of Latin instruction: the development of word power in English through a structured study of Latin roots and affixes. The guide may be used in two different ways. First, it may form the basis for a separate…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Curriculum Guides, Diachronic Linguistics, English Instruction
Miyar Yaniz, Olga – 1971
Transfer of learning from linguistic analysis of Spanish to actual use of the language is facilitated through the implementation of 45 performance objectives presented in this study. The exercises focus on: (1) sentence types; (2) diphthongs; (3) Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes; (4) orthographic rules; (5) phonemic discrimination; (6) stress…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education, Educational Objectives
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Masciantonio, Rudolph – 1973
These tests are designed to measure the achievement of each pupil at the approximate midpoint of each unit in "Artes Latinae," Level 1, Book 1. They were produced in response to the need expressed by many teachers to provide a means of more frequent evaluation of pupil progress. Tests for 13 units are provided. They supplement the unit tests…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Classical Languages, Criterion Referenced Tests, Language Instruction
Offenberg, Robert M.; And Others – 1971
This report discusses the 1970-71 school year Latin FLES program in the School District of Philadelphia which more than 4,000 fourth, fifth, and sixth grade pupils received 15 to 20 minutes' daily instruction in Latin from Latin teachers who served several schools. Primary objectives of the program were: (1) to introduce children to basic Latin…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Classical Languages, Criterion Referenced Tests
Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield. Instructional Services Unit. – 1973
In order to expand the base of foreign language study in an increasingly international society, a general curriculum guide to Latin instruction has been developed for all grades from kindergarten through junior college. The guide provides for the coordination of language programs at all grade levels within a school system. The curriculum guide,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
Sheridan, Rita – 1976
A project was begun in 1973 in the Indianapolis Public School system based on the hypothesis that English language skills and the control of syntactic structures can be measurably improved through participation in a specially designed Latin FLES program stressing the importance of Latin root words. Goals of the project were to assess whether or…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Classical Languages, Cultural Education
Payne, Jean W. – 1973
A Latin Pilot Study was initiated by the Alexandria City Schools in the school year 1972-73 and continued in 1973-74 in an attempt to increase the English reading skills of elementary students. It was proposed that Latin instruction with strong emphasis on relating English words to their Latin roots and affixes would strengthen reading skills, in…
Descriptors: Classical Languages, Elementary Education, English, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1970
This curriculum guide, developed for use in a sixth-grade FLES (foreign language in elementary school) program, embraces a visual-audiolingual approach to the teaching of Latin while providing a source of materials for the teaching of the culture of ancient Rome. The course is organized around eight major units on: (1) Jupiter and His Siblings,…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Cultural Awareness
Boone, Eleanor C., Comp.; And Others – 1978
This resource guide for teachers of English to speakers of other languages contains two sections, one dealing with resources and the second dealing with the language itself. The first section contains teaching ideas, techniques, and suggestions on how to present, develop, and reinforce pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language), Grammar
Keller, Howard H. – 1978
Three approaches to vocabulary presentation in the second language classroom are described. The examples used are drawn largely from German, Russian, French, Latin, and Greek, but they can be extended to all commonly taught languages, although certain approaches are particularly suited to specific languages. In addition, the goals of a particular…
Descriptors: Etymology, French, German, Greek
Kennedy, Dora F.; And Others – 1975
The guide focuses on a rationale for exploratory foreign language courses in middle or junior high school, and on the goals and objectives for such courses. An exploratory course may serve a number of purposes regardless of whether or not a pupil elects a foreign language at a later time. These purposes include: (1) acquainting pupils with a…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships