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Schuster, Donald H., Ed. – 1978
Contents of this issue are as follows: "Audio-Visual Material Development for Suggestopedic Classes" by Charles Loch (16 pages), "Suggestopedia Applied to Elementary Reading Instruction" by Allyn Prichard and Jean Taylor (5 pages), "Suggestology or Hypnosis--It's All in the Label" by Harry E. Stanton (5 pages),…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Communication, Cognitive Style
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Lopes, Sandro; Geldhof, G. John; Bowers, Edmond P.; Thogmartin, Asia – Journal of Extension, 2018
As youth development programs established in the United States expand globally, researchers must evaluate their impacts in diverse contexts. The work described in this article established a baseline for assessing the impact of a 4-S youth program at professional technical high schools in Costa Rica. The 4-S program is equivalent to 4-H in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational High Schools, Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design
Thogmartin, Clyde – 1974
A group of 18 children from 5 to 12 years old in a FLES course in Mandarin Chinese were graded by three native speakers on their ability to repeat Mandarin Chinese sentences with which they were already familiar and on their ability to produce appropriate sentences to describe posters used in the Chinese class. These grades in Chinese were…
Descriptors: Age, Chinese, FLES, Language Ability
Thogmartin, Clyde – 1975
This 647-item bibliography is limited to reports on empirical research and discussions of research reports on various aspects of foreign language learning, mostly drawn from American and British journals and Ph.D. dissertations since 1925 and from ERIC documents. Principal topics include content of teaching materials, cognitive effects of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism
Thogmartin, Clyde – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1971
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Degree Requirements, Language Enrollment, Language Role
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Thogmartin, Clyde – French Review, 1984
Examines "pseudoborrowing" of some English words into the French vocabulary. Considered the prestige language of Western Europe, English is viewed as a social hallmark of higher education; thus, even a modest knowledge and use of English reinforces this attitude. However, also suggests a modification of this concept, noting a reciprocal prestige…
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, English, French, Grammar
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Thogmartin, Clyde – French Review, 1984
Discusses the problems and confusion encountered by beginning students of French, learning the passe composee vs. the imperfect tense. Referring to the grammatical narrative, it is suggested that explanations which take into consideration text, context, or discourse--real world situations--can give helpful insights into the different tense uses.…
Descriptors: Context Clues, French, Grammar, Narration
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Thogmartin, Clyde – French Review, 1991
A survey measuring native French speakers' preference for English words instead of the officially sanctioned French equivalents revealed that subjects had high passive recognition of French terms, concluding that the French terminological process reminded users that French had ample resources to create its own expressions without automatically…
Descriptors: English, Foreign Countries, French, Language Attitudes
Thogmartin, Clyde; Courteau, Joanna – 1985
A comparison of grammatical, lexical, and phonological differences between Spanish and Portuguese that resulted from a study of the two languages' mutual intelligibility is presented as a convenient list of items that assumes a basic language knowledge in the user. The information is presented in five sections: (1) phonological contrasts (phonemic…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Contrastive Linguistics, Grammar, Language Usage
Thogmartin, Mark B. – 1997
This guide shows parents how to combine story reading, phonics, and writing to help their children develop into skilled and motivated readers. The guide discusses how to prepare children for reading success; how to use children's literature to promote learning and enjoyment; why combining book experiences and phonics is better than using either…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Childrens Writing, Early Childhood Education
Thogmartin, Mark B. – 2000
This guide shows parents how to combine story reading, phonics, and writing to help their children develop into skilled and motivated readers. The guide discusses how to prepare children for reading success; how to use children's literature to promote learning and enjoyment; why combining book experiences and phonics is better than using either…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Childrens Writing, Early Childhood Education
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Thogmartin, Mark B. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 1994
Reports a study that examined the use of phonics instruction in fundamentalist Christian schools. Interviews with Christian educators and professionals at conferences indicated that support for phonics (because it is felt to be more traditional and to work) and distrust of the whole language approach is common among Christian educators. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Christianity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
Thogmartin, Mark B. – 1996
This guide shows parents how to help their children develop into skilled and motivated readers. The guide contains sections on (1) how to prepare a child for reading success, long before lessons begin; (2) how to use children's literature to promote learning and enjoyment; (3) why combining book experiences and phonics is better than either…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Childrens Literature, Childrens Writing