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Allen, Emily J.
Kuegle, Elke Karin
Mcgrath, Daniel J.
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A taste of cultures in a junior-high world language classroom: The necessary task of integrating intercultural competence and language for adolescents
Intercultural communication; Intercultural communication -- Study and teaching; Pedagogy, education and praxis; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Multicultural education
Our world is ever-changing and therefore the need for intercultural competence, or effective cross-cultural communication, is increasing. Although world language teachers agree that teaching culture is...
Games and second language acquisition in an after-school program
Spanish language -- Study and teaching; Second language acquisition; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; After-school programs; Play; Language learning and language teaching; Foreign language instruction; Educational games;
Language instructors have long recognized games as providing a context for meaningful communication and enhancing motivation. This paper discusses the rationale behind the design and implementation of...
Relationship building, language acquisition, and anxiety in the world language classroom: utilizing the family model
Foreign language instruction; Speech anxiety; Language learning and language teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects; Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects; Second language acquisition; German language -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects
This study describes a test of instructional strategies used to increase student relationships in the world language classroom, decrease communication apprehension and foreign language classroom anxiety,...
Blogging in French: reading and writing beyond the middle school classroom
Social media -- Blogs; Middle school education; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects; Language learning and language teaching;
Web 2.0 technologies are continually emerging and they are being utilized more frequently in the classroom. Namely blogs have become popular choices for educators searching for a way to maximize learning...
Assessing growth of cultural understanding in the Chinese language classroom
Multicultural education -- Study and teaching; Cultural awareness -- Study and teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Chinese language -- Study and teaching;
Based on analysis of essays and surveys from Chinese I, Chinese II and Chinese III students studying at Bolles, a private college preparatory school in Jacksonville, Florida, this study attempts to assess...
"But that's not how we do it!" : cultural simulations and the challenge of teaching cross-cultural sensitivity in the world language classroom
Multicultural education -- Study and teaching; Cultural awareness -- Study and teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Education, Secondary;
As the world becomes smaller and interaction between speakers of different languages and cultures increases, the field of second language acquisition has to adjust to the effects of globalization and focus...
Unmonitored L2 use : increasing student willingness to communicate in the classroom
Communication in foreign language education; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Education, Secondary; Language learning and language teaching;
One of the main goals of any world language teacher is to find ways to increase the amount students use the language that they are learning. Many teachers and researchers have found strategies to increase...
Experiencing content-based-instruction as an adult learner
Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Language learning and language teaching; Adult education; Community education; Norwegian language -- Study and teaching; Language arts -- Correlation with content subjects
Content-based instruction (CBI) has gained popularity in the arena of second language acquisition for its practicality and effectiveness in teaching content and language simultaneously. Research has shown...
iSpanish: High school students’ perceptions and reactions to language learning through iPads
iPad (Computer); Education, Secondary; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Language learning and language teaching; Spanish language -- Computer-assisted instruction -- Case studies
As mobile technology devices, such as the iPad, appear in the foreign language classroom, it is natural that educators look for the best practices and procedures of implementing this technology. However,...
Teaching to change in world language classrooms: qualifying shifts in instructional behaviors and motivation through narrative self-study and reflective practice
Reflective teaching; Self study of teaching and teacher education practices; Classroom environment; Teacher-student relationships; Reflective learning; Language and languages -- Study and teaching
Reflective practice has been a tool utilized primarily to assist in preparing pre-service educators to enter the classroom; however, recent trends characterize reflective practice as a naturalistic approach...
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