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Poyen, Janet – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
The National Core French Study, a four-year curriculum project sponsored by the Canadian Association of Language Teachers and government-funded, resulted in the recommendation of a multidimensional curriculum model based on a communicative/experiential approach. The model and its implications for professional development, program design, and…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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LeBlanc, Raymond – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
The design and broad implications of the suggested Canadian multidimensional core French curriculum are outlined. The curriculum consists of four syllabi (language, communicative/experiential learning, culture, and general language education), and its key to success is the integration of the various syllabi contents. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Cultural Education
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LeBlanc, Raymond; Tremblay, Roger – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
The National Film Board of Canada's video series "Pour tout dire" was developed during the National Core French Study and actively involved two of the study's members. The series integrates a number of recommendations from the study and contributes to their implementation in the classroom. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A plea is made for interprovincial cooperation in renewing the French core curriculum by widening its scope so that it becomes a viable alternative to the popular immersion programs. A multidimensional language curriculum consisting of four syllabi (language, culture, communicative activities, and general language education) is outlined.…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ralph, Edwin G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Specific student attitude problems in compulsory language courses are described and solutions to them are presented, including first-day pep talks, teacher approval and positive attitudes, use of interesting topics, props, provision for student creativity, skillful use of questioning, and use of novelty. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Core Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boyd, J. A.; Mollica, Anthony – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
This is an annotated bibliography of: readers, workbooks, conversation books, cultural sources and readings, flash cards, duplicating or line masters, and media kits submitted by publishers as applicable to French second language instruction from kindergarten through senior high school levels. (MSE)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum