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Kobayashi, Masaki – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2016
The present study provides an in-depth, longitudinal account of an undergraduate student's L2 discourse socialization in an academic exchange program in Canada. By invoking Rogoff's (1995) notion of participatory appropriation, this qualitative case study examined an L2 student's task-related strategies and performance as they evolved over time in…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Socialization, Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad
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Thomas, Alain – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The use of animated films as instructional materials in second language instruction at the postsecondary level or earlier is encouraged, and the use of one specific film in intermediate-level French instruction is outlined. A list of recommended films is included.
Descriptors: Animation, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Film Study
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Chirol, Marie-Magdeleine – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1999
Seeks to guide language program coordinators in the creation of a teaching assistant (TA) handbook on logistics and administrative duties in second and foreign language programs at the university level. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, College Second Language Programs, Foreign Countries
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Frescura, Marina – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1991
It is recommended that listening comprehension have a larger role in second-language instruction, particularly at intermediate/advanced levels. Sample materials focusing on the speech act of disagreement are proposed for university students of Italian. The materials expose students to a variety of registers and strategies and integrate language…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages), Difficulty Level
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Cere, Ronald – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1988
A program model designed to provide intercultural training and foster a global approach to professional education is described. The steps and components necessary to construct a foreign language intercultural course according to this model are outlined. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Course Organization, Cross Cultural Training, Educational Objectives
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Lide, Francis – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1988
Proposed and existing models of research and professional development through which language faculty can participate in the reward structure are surveyed and evaluated for their applicability to the small multilingual, primarily baccalaureate department. All existing models are found to be burdened by political drawbacks, and a new model is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Second Language Programs, Departments, Faculty Development
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Ruest, Paul R. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
A model is presented for postsecondary French language education based on the belief that linguistic improvement and cultural rappprochement are complementary goals. Data on secondary French immersion enrollment trends are noted, and planning difficulties due to small enrollments and insufficient information about career goals are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, College Second Language Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Wesche, Marjorie Bingham – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The potential impact of French immersion programs on English-language universities in Canada is discussed, including the demands of increasing numbers of immersion graduates for expanded, nontraditional French-language offerings. Applications of the immersion approach to university-level second language instruction are classified, particularly…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Second Language Programs, Comparative Analysis
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Wesche, Marjorie Bingham – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
Opportunities for English-speaking French immersion graduates to do some or all university studies and activities in French are discussed, including bilingual institutions and programs, French language and literature courses, nontraditional subject-matter courses taught in French, academic exchanges, extracurricular and summer activities, and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, College Second Language Programs, Credit Courses
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Ducretet, Marie-Paule; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1992
A French curriculum development and research project at Erindale College (Canada), established in 1985, studies and initiates incorporation of computer technology into the University of Toronto French program. Specific objectives include evaluation and adaptation of existing software, development of an undergraduate course in computer applications…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Curriculum Development
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
As part of a quiet revolution, language immersion has been important in establishing confidence in the creation of bilingualism through education. The momentum of this movement can be maintained through improvements in French immersion, core French, emphasis on minority and foreign languages, and a new approach to university language curriculum.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Cazabon, Benoit – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
The administrative and pedagogical difficulties of implementing a communicative approach in a university French program are outlined, including student language needs and expectations, program organization and content, and implementing appropriate situations and practices. The question of whether a student can attain bilingualism at this level…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Bilingualism, College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Tumanov, Alexander – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1983
Integration of extracurricular activities into the second language curriculum is supported in the context of culturally oriented communicative second language teaching. After methodological approaches in the literature are analyzed, various extracurricular program provided at the University of Toronto are described. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Context, Extracurricular Activities
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Boschetto-Sandoval, Sandra M.; Deneire, Marc; Sandoval, Ciro A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1998
A study of the role of the modern language program at Michigan Technological University looks at perceptions of administrators, faculty, and students concerning the program and language learning needs, and student motivation in studying languages. Concludes that despite language enrollment and retention problems, modern language courses are both…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, College Curriculum
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Lambert, Sylvie; Meyer, Ingrid – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1988
A discussion of the admission examination to the University of Ottawa's graduate program in interpretation describes the three types of instruments used (oral test, written test, and interview), their measurement of six important interpreter characteristics, and work in progress to evaluate the test's reliability. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Entrance Examinations, College Second Language Programs, Graduate Study
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