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Johnson, S?ímla?w Michele K. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2017
Many Indigenous languages are critically endangered and faced with the urgent need to create parent-aged advanced speakers. This goal requires sequenced curriculum, effective teaching methods, students being supported to spend more than 2,000 hours on task, and regular assessments. In response to this urgent need the author followed a proven…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Canada Natives, Textbooks, 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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Arthurs, J. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Proposes a method to be used in the language laboratory to develop audiolingual skills and at the same time give the student an active role in the use of the laboratory. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Listening Skills
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Quillard, Genevieve – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents a method, based on a contrastive analysis, for teaching English-speaking students of French how to express concepts of motion in the target language. (AM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, English, French, Grammar
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Urbancic, Anne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Reports on a pilot project which used an imaginary tour of an Italian city as the basis for conversation exercises. (AM)
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Higher Education, Italian, Language Instruction
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Clayton, J. Douglas – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents some pointers for designing a course in reading technical or scientific Russian. (AM)
Descriptors: Course Organization, Curriculum Guides, Language Instruction, Languages for Special Purposes
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Kliffer, Michael D. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents a novel approach, relying on linguistic principles of semantics, to teach grammatical usage in Spanish as a second language. (AM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Grammar, Language Instruction, Semantics
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Danesi, Marcel – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Discusses the use of puzzles as supplementary activity in the language classroom. (AM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
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Hammerly, Hector – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Examines various approaches to the teaching of word meanings in the second language classroom, including the use of translation, visual aids, and direct methods. (AM)
Descriptors: Definitions, Dictionaries, Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Nahir, Moshe – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents an outline of a progression plan for university language courses, combining features of various methods of language teaching. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Dialogs (Language), Grammar, Hebrew
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Hosenfeld, Carol – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Examines the learning strategies of one student of French grammar, and draws implications for curriculum writers and language teachers. (AM)
Descriptors: French, Grammar, Language Instruction, Learning Activities
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Vizmuller, Jana – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Provides guidelines for the teaching of aspect in the Italian verb system. (AM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, English, Grammar, Italian
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Caprio, Anthony S. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Presents various techniques for incorporating social awareness into conversational and composition language courses. (AM)
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Social Attitudes
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Greene, John – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Describes an experience in using videotape recordings as an aid to developing conversation skills in a university language class. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Conversational Language Courses, French, Higher Education
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Spelt, Anton – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1979
Suggests some techniques for capturing students' attention at the beginning of a language class in the elementary grades. (AM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Education, French
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