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Petersen, Cristina; Nassaji, Hossein – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2016
The use of projects and project-based learning has recently received much attention as a way of promoting meaning-focused communication and integrating different language skills into second and foreign language classrooms. However, perspectives on the effective implementation of projects have not been fully explored. This study examines and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Dilans, Gatis – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2010
This study investigates the effects of corrective feedback in the form of prompts and recasts on second language vocabulary development. The study employed pre-test/post-test/delayed post-test design. Intermediate adult ESL learners (N = 23) in a community college located in the southwestern United States were categorized into three groups:…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Haymond, Robert – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Urges the use of the direct method for the teaching of English as a second language, incorporating community action as the model for language usage. (LG)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Cultural Isolation, English (Second Language)
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Matthews, Irene J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Presents observations on the teaching of Russian in an evening extension course and four teaching techniques which involve variety in lesson planning, flexibility in presentation, a relaxed atmosphere and encouragement. (LG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Extension Education, Russian, Second Language Learning
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Bergeron, Jocelyne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The stages of development of an adult communicative course in French are outlined, including the principles used in course content selection, structural progression, and the means found for encouraging student participation. The primary influence for the course came from the Council of Europe and experience with adult students. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Weinrib, Alice – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1983
An annotated bibliography lists and indexes 52 recent publications on English and French second language instruction for all levels. Both professional publications and curriculum materials are included. Items are indexed by language, type, and publisher. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Germain, Claude – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Reports the results of an examination of elementary, secondary, and adult materials for French and English language instruction, which sought to determine the nature of the Canadian cultural and linguistic reality expressed in these materials. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cultural Awareness, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rochet, Bernard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
Audio-visual methods which are successful in immersion and FLES programs are not successful with adults. It is suggested that a cognitive approach to learning the sound system, which is usually systematic, would be more effective. It would also satisfy the students' intellectual curiosity. (Text is in French.) (AMH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Cognitive Processes, Language Instruction
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Girard, Claude – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Describes various approaches to language teaching, specifically a new "solar" approach to teaching English as a second language for adult beginners. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Audiovisual Instruction, English (Second Language)