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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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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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McGillivray, W. R.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Experimental language programs in Ottawa and Carleton schools investigating alternatives for teaching French as a second language were the subject of a research colloquium in April 1976. Comments on the programs are given by a panel of school board officials and coordinators of second language departments. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs
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Stern, H. H.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
An overview and synthesis is given of a number of studies concerned with different aspects of a major research project related to French programs in Carleton and Ottawa schools. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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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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Garigue, Philippe – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The structure and philosophy of a college bilingual program is described within the context of Ontario's bilingual education system, differentiating between university-level education intended to meet the needs of Franco-Ontarians and bilingual education intended to produce graduates equally at home in the language and culture of both official…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Case Studies
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Allen, Edward D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
A rationale is presented for describing the communicative competence of language students in terms of proficiency guidelines. Techniques are discussed for helping students develop communicative proficiency in the four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and for evaluating students' proficiency levels in relation to…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria
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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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Elkabas, Charles – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
The status and future of commercial French, widely used in Canada but not widely taught, are discussed and the relevance of Canadian commercial French textbooks for instruction is examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Educational Demand, Educational Objectives, Educational Supply
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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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Itoh, Kohei; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1994
Saskatchewan's Japanese second-language curriculum for grades 10-12 are presented, including goals and objectives in speaking, listening, reading, and writing defined for each level. Curriculum design and structure are discussed briefly, and the importance of cultural awareness and evaluation procedures are emphasized. (Contains 19 references.)…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Cultural Awareness
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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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