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Marshall, Kellie L.; Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2020
While Canada's multiculturalism and bilingual education represent an opportunity for educational sectors to foster students' intercultural citizenship, in New Brunswick -- Canada's only officially bilingual province -- provincial language ideological debates (LIDs) may create structures impeding Anglophone French immersion (FI) students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Attitudes, Ideology, Multicultural Education
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Christiansen, Helen; Laplante, Bernard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2004
This article reports on a study of pre-service French immersion teachers who were required to compile second language (L2) portfolios as part of their professional development. Documents included a brief biography of the students' lives as speakers and learners of French; an action plan in which students assessed their L2 proficiency and set…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Roessingh, Hetty – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2004
Over the past decade there has been increased pressure in the public discourse for accountability in educational outcomes. There has been a growing sense that ESL students are not being well served by the delivery of supports meant to facilitate their development of English language acquisition and enable them to participate with their classmates…
Descriptors: Program Design, Educational Objectives, Low Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Duhamel, Ronald J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Experimental Teaching, Language Instruction, Language Tests
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Davies, O. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Educational Objectives, French, Language Instruction
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Duplantie, Monique – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1983
Four questions concerning the communicative approach are addressed: (1) What are its theoretical foundations? (2) How does the new approach force teachers to reexamine the stated goal of helping learners communicate? (3) How does it modify teaching methods? (4) What are the implications of adopting a European teaching model? (MSE)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Course Content, Course Organization, Educational Needs
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Butrym, Liette – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A further development of the preceding article outlining the general objectives of the program, the learning activity approach used, and the division of time. A brief description is given of the five kinds of learning activities in the program. The source for further information is given. (Text is in French.) (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning
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Chastain, Kenneth D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Expressive performance objectives are described as those identifications of higher level language abilities students are expected to acquire. These objectives are sufficiently open-ended to include communicative competence. "Real language activities" are increasingly central in the classroom and must therefore be evaluated. Procedures for testing…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages), Educational Objectives, Evaluation
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Tucker, G. Richard; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
This paper examines the role of selected affective, cognitive and social factors in second language acquisition, in an attempt to define a group of factors associated with success in second language learning within the formal educational system. Also examined is the effect of different teaching programs on an optimal group of factors. (CLK)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Bilingual Education, Cognitive Processes, Educational Objectives
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Yalden, Janice – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
Discusses the role of the university, in particular the Canadian university, in FL instruction. (KM)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, College Role, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
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Germain, Claude – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
Discusses the principles of behavioral objectives and strategies for achieving them. (Text is in French.) (RM)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Language Instruction
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Akyel, Ayse – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1997
A study compared instruction-related actions and thoughts in five experienced teachers and five student teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL). Results indicated patterns of similarities and differences in the groups. Patterns of differences confirmed previous research conducted in instructional contexts with native English speakers.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Educational Objectives, English (Second Language)
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Yeoman, Elizabeth – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1991
Three language class activities adapted from outdoor education are described: (1) scavenger hunt; (2) nature/fitness trail; and (3) ecological study. Cognitive, affective, and linguistic objectives and safety considerations are included for each. Activities emphasize cooperation, meeting challenges, and environmental awareness, and introduce new…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Ecology
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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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Berns, Margie – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
Sociolinguistics is recommended as a resource for second language teachers, to increase understanding in such areas as the nature of language, the goals and concerns of language teaching, perspective on curriculum and materials design, identification of appropriate goals, and evaluation of a learner's ability to use a second language. (43…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, French
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