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Norton, Bonny – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2019
The year 2019 is a banner year for "The Canadian Modern Language Review/La Revue canadienne des langues vivantes (CMLR/RCLV)," which celebrates its 75th year of publication, and its profound impact on the field of applied linguistics in Canada and beyond since the conclusion of World War II. The year 2019 is also personally significant…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Second Language Learning, Applied Linguistics, Periodicals
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Sarkar, Mela – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2017
Language revitalization work at one First Nation in eastern Canada has been ongoing for over two decades. Several approaches have been put in place: core teaching of Mi'gmaq as a primary school subject, language documentation and the creation of an online dictionary, and an Elders' focus group on language, as well other shorter-term projects. In…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, American Indian Languages, Foreign Countries, Canada Natives
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Despagne, Colette – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2015
This critical ethnographic case study draws on Indigenous and minority students' process of learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Mexico. The study specifically focuses on students who enrolled in a program called "A Wager with the Future." The aim of the study is to identify and understand contributing factors in these…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Mexicans, English (Second Language), Power Structure
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Segalowitz, Norman; Kehayia, Eva – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2011
There is growing interest in language barriers in health care (LBHC)--interest, that is, in how the quality of health care service delivery might be compromised when patients and health care providers do not share the same first language. This article discusses LBHC as an emerging research area that provides valuable opportunities for researchers…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Patients, Native Language
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Snoddon, Kristin – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2008
Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, the introduction in several countries of universal neonatal hearing screening programs has changed the landscape of education for deaf children. Due to the increasing provision of early intervention services for children identified with hearing loss, public education for deaf children often starts…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Applied Linguistics, Deafness, Foreign Countries
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Hanauer, David Ian – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2003
Argues for the importance of poetry for the field of applied linguistics. Focus is on the idea that poetry is a discourse constructed around the epistemological principle of the unique that provides its readers with specific insights into individualized, personal human experience and linguistic expression. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Cultural Pluralism, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
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Widdowson, H. G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2003
Through a literary and philosophical analysis of the poem "Metaphors of a Magnifico" by Wallace Stevens, expresses the need in applied linguistics to address the individual's experience of language. Argues that applied linguistics works with idealized abstractions that sanitize and exclude the "private residue of the individual experience."…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Individual Differences, Poetry, Second Language Instruction
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Leon, Monique – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1970
Second and concluding part of a series on language laboratories. Part I appeared in Canadian Modern Language Review," v26 n2 (Jan 1970). (DS)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Language Programs, Electronic Equipment, Instructional Materials
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Leon, Monique – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1970
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Language Programs, Electronic Equipment, Instructional Materials
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Plaskacz, Bohdan – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Grammar
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Germain, Claude; LeBlanc, Raymond – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The communicative method of language instruction is compared with other, generalized methods currently used, in terms of content, the variety of forms taught to express the same thought, oral and written language, emphasis on form versus message content, the nonverbal element, and the teaching of language context. (MSE)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Communicative Competence (Languages), Comparative Analysis, Course Content
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Danesi, Marcel – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
Foreign language teaching concentrates on phonology, morphology and syntax, to the neglect of semantics and vocabulary. The method of teaching meaning that is proposed here is based on the concepts of "contextual" semantics. An experiment in the use of the method is also briefly described. (KM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Instruction, Lexicology, Linguistic Competence
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Kliffer, Michael D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents a novel approach, relying on linguistic principles of semantics, to teach grammatical usage in Spanish as a second language. (AM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Grammar, Language Instruction, Semantics
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Discusses development and objectives of language educational centers concerned with the signigicance of applied linguistics in the development of second language learning theory. (RL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Instruction, Learning Theories, Linguistics
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Wieczorek, Joseph A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1991
The applied linguist, who most commonly uses interlanguage analysis for nonstandard language forms, and the language teacher, who relies heavily on error analysis, each need to learn the usefulness and viability of the other method in his own professional context. Examples focus on the written preterit form in Spanish. (44 references) (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Classroom Techniques, Error Analysis (Language), Error Correction
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