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Titone, Renzo – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
It is proposed that today's basic elementary/secondary curriculum must include multilingual and multicultural education as part of the intellectual, individual, and social development of the child. The experiences of Europe, especially Italy, with bilingual education are used to illustrate this concept. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Child Development, Educational Objectives
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Tremblay, Roger – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1992
The debate over whether Canadian second-language teaching should emphasize language study or language experience is examined, and it is concluded that the emerging consensus is for integration of the two in English and French second-language instruction. The National Core French Study teaching model is recommended for all languages. (10…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Lapkin, Sharon; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1993
Existing empirical research on core French instruction is reviewed, and research directions are proposed in four areas: program design, program objectives and outcomes, curriculum issues, and teacher education. Experimentation with alternative instructional designs for delivery of core French is seen as a high priority. (84 references) (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
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Berns, Margie – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
Sociolinguistics is recommended as a resource for second language teachers, to increase understanding in such areas as the nature of language, the goals and concerns of language teaching, perspective on curriculum and materials design, identification of appropriate goals, and evaluation of a learner's ability to use a second language. (43…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, French
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Nostrand, Howard Lee – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1989
Education for mutual respect requires an intellectual component that involves distinguishing four levels of interaction between the process and content of culture, and an emotional component. Language teaching can benefit by exploiting its cultural dimension and should participate in the common task of education for a pluralistic mentality.…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Elkabas, Charles – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
The status and future of commercial French, widely used in Canada but not widely taught, are discussed and the relevance of Canadian commercial French textbooks for instruction is examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Educational Demand, Educational Objectives, Educational Supply
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Hebert, Yvonne M. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
A specialist conceptualization of French-language teacher education is proposed for Western Canada where French is a minority language. The discussion addresses the philosophical basis for this approach, the three forms of French language schooling, contributions of bilingual educational methods, and program design. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Woytak, Lidia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
A discussion of the role of goals and objectives in proficiency-oriented second language instruction looks at goals and objectives within audiolingual language learning, a procedure for goal design, the close link between goals, objectives, and classroom objectives, and several activities derived from objectives. (MSE)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Behavioral Objectives, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques