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Payant, Caroline; Mason, Andrea – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2018
To become effective teachers of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), developing an extensive knowledge base about language and about language learning/teaching is essential. In graduate TESOL programs, second language teacher educators often devise authentic teaching opportunities for pre-service teachers (PSTs); however, these…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning
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Kissling, Elizabeth M. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2014
This study investigated second language (L2) learners' perception of L2 sounds as an individual difference that predicted their improvement in pronunciation after receiving instruction. Learners were given explicit pronunciation instruction in a series of modules added to their Spanish as a foreign language curriculum and were then tested on their…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Pronunciation Instruction, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Hasselgreen, Angela – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2013
This article concerns the contribution that feedback makes to valid classroom assessment of the writing of young learners (YLs), defined here as approximately 9-13 years old. It shows that a scale of descriptors adapted from the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (CEFR; Council of Europe, 2001) can play a central role…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Classroom Techniques, Feedback (Response), Research Projects
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Brown, T. Grant – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Aids, Grammar, Instructional Materials
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Davies, O. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Speech presented at a seminar on junior high school French, November 27, 1970. (DS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Lesson Plans
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Leon, Monique – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1970
Second and concluding part of a series on language laboratories. Part I appeared in Canadian Modern Language Review," v26 n2 (Jan 1970). (DS)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Language Programs, Electronic Equipment, Instructional Materials
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Leon, Monique – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1970
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Language Programs, Electronic Equipment, Instructional Materials
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Mollica, Anthony – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1970
Descriptors: Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, French, Instructional Materials
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Dimitrievich, Nada – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1971
Paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association and the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Toronto, Canada, March 27, 1971. (DS)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Jaremko, B. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1974
New material developed for use in French classrooms in Calgary, Alberta, junior high schools is described. "Le francais a Calgary" is a series of filmstrips and tapes prepared as a supplement to the first fourteen lessons of the course "Voix et Images de France." (Author/PP)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Filmstrips, French, Instructional Materials
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Papalia, Anthony – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Meaningful, comprehensible instructional materials that take into consideration the student's proficiency level are recommended for teaching communicative skills. Formulae developed for teaching various language functions (forms of socializing, showing emotion, judging, and getting information) and functional language rhetorical strategies are…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages), Difficulty Level, French
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Lewis, Barbara – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
The introduction to German adjective endings provided in most current college textbooks is seen as inadequate and contributing to the myth that endings are unapproachable. Students should be able to cope with an early introduction if the subject is approached honestly, in English, and without excessively high expectations. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adjectives, College Instruction, German, Grammar
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Omaggio, Alice C. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A variety of games are described and illustrated for two categories of instructional objectives: (1) to promote relatively complex communicative exchanges among students, and (2) to require students to retain information given by others in the class and use it to solve problems. (MSE)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Ability, Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Belanger, Claire – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1981
Discusses the aims of activity centers, the planning of interesting and motivating learning tasks, and grouping procedures for elementary school students learning French as a second language. Proposes a French program geared to small groups of students in order to meet individual needs and improve children's ability to communicate. (MES)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Class Activities, Elementary Education, FLES
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Thomas, Alain – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
The use of animated films as instructional materials in second language instruction at the postsecondary level or earlier is encouraged, and the use of one specific film in intermediate-level French instruction is outlined. A list of recommended films is included.
Descriptors: Animation, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Film Study
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