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Calve, Pierre – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1993
Discusses the debate over whether to teach French in French or in English. The use of nonverbal methods, prereading vocabulary presentation, development of a set of signals and rituals, negotiating meaning, videotape use, and language modification to the learners' abilities in teaching French are highlighted. (Contains 16 references.) (CNP)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), French, Language of Instruction, Language Usage
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Calve, Pierre – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The recent evolution of second language teaching theory regarding language, learning, communication, and teaching is summarized, and factors contributing to resistance to core second language programs are examined. They include tradition, school programs, time of instruction, language of instruction, teacher training, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum, Educational Strategies