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Igarashi, Kanae; Wudthayagorn, Jirada; Donato, Richard; Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2002
Describes diverse aspects of the speaking proficiency of novice-low to novice-mid level foreign language in the elementary school students and to identify the syntactic knowledge underlying such behavior. Data were collected from students who had been studying Japanese continually for 6 and 7 years on a variety of oral production tasks.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, FLES, Grammar
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Tucker, G. Richard; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
This paper examines the role of selected affective, cognitive and social factors in second language acquisition, in an attempt to define a group of factors associated with success in second language learning within the formal educational system. Also examined is the effect of different teaching programs on an optimal group of factors. (CLK)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Bilingual Education, Cognitive Processes, Educational Objectives
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Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
A summary is given of a research conference held in Montreal in November 1975. Six themes of the conference are outlined and discussed: identification of program goals for evaluation; program structure and evaluation; program product and evaluation; process of second language acquisition, dissemination of information; responsibilities of the…
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Research, FLES, Immersion Programs
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Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1993
The American phenomenon of pervasive monolingualism is considered, and potential implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement are described. Five second-language learning/teaching areas are projected: language for specific purposes; obligatory language study; exchange programs; technological advances; and information resources.…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Exchange Programs, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
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Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Four methods of teaching a second language are discussed: (1) traditional approach, involving a limited amount of study each day; (2) second language study followed by study of another subject in that language; (3) early immersion in the language in grades k-2; and (4) late immersion, where exclusive use follows traditional language study. (CK)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Bilingual Education, Grammar Translation Method, Intensive Language Courses
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Tucker, G. Richard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Describes status of and need for bilingual education in the United States. Different educational options must be made available to enable students to participate in English instructional programs and American society. (BK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, Official Languages