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Schröder, Konrad – Language Learning Journal, 2018
The paper gives an overview of FLT in the German-speaking regions of Europe from medieval times to the present day, within a framework of language politics, communicative needs and educational ideologies. The languages addressed are French, Italian, Spanish, English, Russian and Turkish. Basic social and professional data of the various groups of…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational History
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Chambers, Gary – Language Learning Journal, 2018
Preparation and provision for transition between primary and secondary school get mixed reviews across all subjects. The literature suggests that modern languages is an area deserving particular attention. There are examples of good practice in transition, but the general picture is, at best, patchy. Researchers [e.g. Blondin, C., M. Candelier, P.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dlaska, Andrea; Krekeler, Christian – Language Learning Journal, 2017
It has been questioned whether students notice, act upon and, ultimately, learn from feedback if feedback about a task is received in conjunction with grades. If grades undermine feedback, it could be argued that it is a waste of teachers' time to add comments to students' written work if the students also receive grades. With reference to SLA…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Second Language Learning, Feedback (Response), Morphology (Languages)
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Gruber, Alice; Tonkyn, Alan – Language Learning Journal, 2017
It is widely assumed that the British are poorer modern foreign language (MFL) learners than their fellow Europeans. Motivation has often been seen as the main cause of this perceived disparity in language learning success. However, there have also been suggestions that curricular and pedagogical factors may play a part. This article reports a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Batstone, Rob – Language Learning Journal, 2016
The idea that task-based learning can be facilitated through negotiated interaction has been a major object of research amongst scholars interested in task-based language teaching for at least 30 years. In this article, I focus largely on one particular type of negotiation--the negotiation of form (hereafter NoF). My purpose is not to cast doubt…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Task Analysis, Academic Discourse, Communications
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Agustin Llach, Maria Pilar – Language Learning Journal, 2016
The present paper explores and compares the receptive vocabulary sizes of two groups of learners of different native languages. One of the most widely used vocabulary size tests is the Vocabulary Levels Test designed by Nation. Some reservations have been raised in relation to the adequacy of the Vocabulary Levels Test to estimate the vocabulary…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, German, Spanish, Native Speakers
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Massler, Ute; Stotz, Daniel; Queisser, Claudia – Language Learning Journal, 2014
This article explores ways in which learners' achievements can be assessed and reflected in both the domains of linguistic performance and subject-content learning. The content and language integrated learning (CLIL) approach adopted by the authors is one in which language learning and content learning are truly integrated and where neither…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Linguistic Performance, Course Content
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Reinders, Hayo; Lazaro, Noemi – Language Learning Journal, 2008
Self-access centers are a popular type of language support offered by an increasing number of schools and universities around the world. Assessment of the learning that takes place in such centers is seen as both crucial and problematic. Many barriers to successful assessment appear to exist, but these have not been comprehensively documented,…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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Hacker, Martina – Language Learning Journal, 2008
This article investigates the vocabulary of textbooks and relates it to education policy, assessment methods and teaching methods. It considers the range of vocabulary covered by key stages 3 and 4 German foreign language textbooks for secondary schools from the beginning of the 1990s to 2006 and shows that there is an overall decrease in the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Textbooks, Semantics, Second Language Learning
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Bartram, Brendan – Language Learning Journal, 2006
This article examines the nature and influence of peer group perceptions on pupils' attitudes to learning German and French. It begins with an overview of key findings from the literature, before reviewing selected results from a large PhD attitudinal survey using a multi-stage qualitative research design. The article focuses on the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Research Design, Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes, Peer Groups
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Pickard, Nigel – Language Learning Journal, 1995
Presents case studies of three high-achieving learners who demonstrated a variety of motivations and strategy uses according to their individual differences. The primary focus of the study is on the strategies employed by learners during their school days in their native Germany. The three studies demonstrate a wide range of strategy uses and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, High Achievement, Individual Differences
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Thornton, Barbara; Cajkler, Wasyl – Language Learning Journal, 1996
Describes the results of a survey of British pupils' awareness of and attitudes toward aspects of German life and culture. The article examines students' knowledge of basic geographical and political information about Germany and determines the extent of stereotypical views of Germany held by students in this age group (14-15 years). (16…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Stereotypes, Foreign Countries, Geography
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Neather, E. J. – Language Learning Journal, 1993
Provides information about the current state of examinations equivalent to A-level in France and Germany. This article is the second in a series offering a comparative view of assessment patterns so as to inform the debate about the future development of A-level. The article covers years 11, 12 and 13 of the German School System. (five references)…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Data Collection
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Barbour, Stephen – Language Learning Journal, 1996
Describes how the difficulty of German has been exaggerated and discusses certain supposed problems facing English speakers in the mastering of German vocabulary. The idea that technical vocabulary of native German origin presents a serious obstacle to native English speakers arises from an erroneous view of German as a "pure" Germanic…
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Foreign Countries, German, Grammar
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Nourse, Kathy; And Others – Language Learning Journal, 1994
Describes a secondary school's successful curriculum project. The project linked the Modern Languages and Design Technology departments as part of a German Exchange visit program. This exchange enabled participating teachers to explore new curriculum ideas and provided a curriculum-enriching experience to the participating students. (three…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries
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