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Klinck, Patricia A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
A core of courses is proposed for the training of French teachers and for the development of postgraduate studies in bilingual education: the nature of language, theories of language acquisition, and effective teaching methods. Collaborative research involving practitioners, researchers, and students will be increasingly important.(MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Needs, French, Graduate Study
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Wesche, Marjorie Bingham – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The potential impact of French immersion programs on English-language universities in Canada is discussed, including the demands of increasing numbers of immersion graduates for expanded, nontraditional French-language offerings. Applications of the immersion approach to university-level second language instruction are classified, particularly…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Second Language Programs, Comparative Analysis
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Nuessel, Frank H., Jr. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The proverbial language of Spanish provides a resource for teaching and testing various aspects of phonetics, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural features of the language. Incorporation of these features into the Spanish curriculum can enrich the classroom experience. Specific suggestions for their use are provided. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Curriculum Development, Grammar, Idioms
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Carton, Dana – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A recommended class activity is a simple gift exchange. Vocabulary, including a wide range of options, holiday terms, and idioms, is introduced at the beginning of class. Partners are assigned, exchange takes place, and thank-you notes may be written. Student enthusiasm and attention are often by-products. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Dramatic Play, Learning Motivation, Second Language Instruction
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Berkowitz, Pauline A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Discusses the national need for graduates with knowledge of a second language and claims the only way that interest and proficiency can be sustained in the language is through new methods. Describes teaching method which includes body language. (Author/BK)
Descriptors: Body Language, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Cook, V. J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Discusses using structure drills in the foreign language classroom including use of same grammatical structure with slight variation, notional/functional drills, and situational dialogs. Suggests necessity of looking more closely at techniques in order to better understand teaching operation. (Author/BK)
Descriptors: Drills (Practice), Grammar, Higher Education, Notional Functional Syllabi
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Nuessel, Frank H., Jr. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Examines effective ways of utilizing foreign currency from various countries whose official language is Spanish as means to promote conversation and enrich vocabulary in Spanish classes. Use of currency has pedagogical, cultural, and historical aspects. (Author/BK)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Latin American History, Realia, Second Language Instruction
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Knop, Constance K. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Examines directions suggested by studies in communicative competence, cognitive mapping of learning styles, and classroom interaction, seeking integration with a basically audiolingual approach to second language instruction. Suggests alternate ways of conducting classes to help teachers meet students' individual learning needs while still using…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques
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London, Dalton – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
States that a major source of frustration for the second language teacher is the difficulty of bridging the gap between the formal aspects of language and the exploitation of the language in authentic situations. Suggests steps that can be taken to overcome the problem and to meet students' expectations. (MES)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Cognitive Objectives
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Roy, Robert R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Proposes a model of immersion strategy based on an emphasis on communication and on the use of a great variety of teaching techniques. (AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English, French
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Brown, James W. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Discusses the use of visual materials in second language instruction to produce verbal utterances. (AM)
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Semiotics, Speech Communication, Speech Skills
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Tremblay, Roger – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Presents a typology of comic strips and suggests some ways of using the comics in the second language classroom. (AM)
Descriptors: Classification, Comics (Publications), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Reish, Joseph G.; Reish, Helene Kudzia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Describes the mounting of Ionesco's "La Lecon" through a group of junior high school students, and the subsequent videotaping of the performance for viewing by a large audience. Suggestions are given for using drama and videotapes in the language classroom. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Drama, Dramatic Play, French
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Vizmuller, Jana – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Discusses the use of humor in the language classroom, and provides some sample activities in Italian. (AM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Humor, Italian
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Arthurs, J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Proposes a method to be used in the language laboratory to develop audiolingual skills and at the same time give the student an active role in the use of the laboratory. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Listening Skills
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