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Rothwell, Julia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2015
This article explores one teacher/researcher's development of a drama-language unit and the learners' responses to it. The work is underpinned by a model of intercultural language learning which also acknowledges the pluricultural and plurilingual contexts in which foreign languages are taught in Australia. As part of a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Guidelines, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
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Early, Margaret; Yeung, Cindy – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2009
In a Grade 9 core French class, the teacher designed a multi-stage project in which students composed original children's stories in French; illustrated their stories to produce picture books; then, in groups, adapted one group member's story into a play script; and, finally, dramatized the scripts for children from the local French immersion…
Descriptors: Scripts, Picture Books, Metalinguistics, Grade 9
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Belliveau, George – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2003
Discusses a learning module on Acadian history used in a French immersion setting that focuses on a theatrical arts approach. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Drama, Foreign Countries, French, Immersion Programs
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Goldstein, Tara – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2002
Discusses the possibilities of working with high school students as researchers of culture and language in their own school communities. Features a short ethnographic play entitled, "No Pain, No Gain," which dramatizes the difficulty of preparing an oral presentation in a second language. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Drama, Ethnography, High School Students, High Schools
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Fancy, Alexander – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Culture Contact, Drama
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Black, Catherine – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1999
Describes a course for college French majors that uses drama and instruction in nonverbal communication in an intensive oral language experience and cultural exploration. French and Quebec plays are rehearsed and performed by students for the university community, both francophone and anglophone. (MSE)
Descriptors: Body Language, Classroom Techniques, Course Descriptions, Cultural Awareness
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Moore, Roger; Garcia-Gil, Carlos – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
Outlines a multimedia method for teaching about Spanish Golden Age Theatre which resulted in marked improvement in students' understanding of written and spoken Spanish. (CB)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Drama, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Mollica, Anthony – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association and the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Rochester, New York, March 31, 1973. (HW)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Context, Drama, Educational Television
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Jakobsh, F. K. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1972
Descriptors: Drama, German, Grammar, Language Instruction
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Patenaude, Gerald – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1972
Continued from the previous issue of Canadian Modern Language Review''. (DS)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Drama, French, French Literature
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Reish, Joseph G.; Reish, Helene Kudzia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Describes the mounting of Ionesco's "La Lecon" through a group of junior high school students, and the subsequent videotaping of the performance for viewing by a large audience. Suggestions are given for using drama and videotapes in the language classroom. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Drama, Dramatic Play, French
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Neglia, Erminio G. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The activities involved in a student production of modern Spanish drama in a University of Toronto course and the links with language learning that make the course a partial language immersion are described. Problems in evaluating the course and student performance are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Drama, Dramatics, Foreign Countries