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Lyster, Roy – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2019
Translanguaging practices come into play in social interactions between bilinguals when they are making use of all their shared linguistic resources and blending their languages in natural ways. Stemming from these practices is translanguaging pedagogy, which is designed so that students in school-based additive bilingual programs can benefit from…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English, Native Language, Immersion Programs
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Harley, Birgit – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1996
Focuses on the importance of vocabulary knowledge as fundamental to proficiency in a second language (L2). The article notes that each of the studies in this issue examines L2 vocabulary learning from a particular angle, including lexical progress, learning strategies, context effect, the role of learner factors such as age and first language…
Descriptors: Age, Context Effect, Elementary Secondary Education, English
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Clipperton, Robert – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1994
Examines second-language vocabulary knowledge and acquisition by reviewing research on levels of lexical proficiency and on qualitative differences in the oral and written communication of French immersion students as compared to that of their francophone peers. Argues for improved vocabulary instruction in immersion programs. (MDM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, FLES, French, Immersion Programs
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Hebert, Yvonne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
The general language education syllabus, proposed as one of four syllabi resulting from Canada's National Core French Study, is described, with suggestions for content and general objectives. A four-stage teaching approach, teacher planning process, possibilities for facilitation integration with the other syllabi, and the role of this syllabus…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design
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Stephen, Patricia – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1984
Suggests that written-oral dictation is an efficient way to simulatenously process a number of language codes, and that the multi-sensory presentation and processing of English language codes during one school year helped lead to their acquisition by groups learning English as a foreign language. (EKN)
Descriptors: Dictation, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Processing
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Weinrib, Alice – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1983
An annotated bibliography lists and indexes 52 recent publications on English and French second language instruction for all levels. Both professional publications and curriculum materials are included. Items are indexed by language, type, and publisher. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Higgs, Theodore V. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Combines studies in cognitive psychology and language acquisition with observations of pedagogical materials and student performance to analyze foreign-language teaching from the perspective of what students and teachers need to understand about language learning and language before meaningful debate over methodology can be undertaken. (Author/MES)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Language Proficiency