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Teaching for Proficiency, the Organizing Principle. The ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series [microform] / Theodore V. Higgs, Ed
Bib ID 5434374
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1984 
237 p. 
Summary

A collection of reports and case studies of second language instruction for proficiency includes: "Language Teaching and the Quest for the Holy Grail" (Theodore V. Higgs); "The ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines: A Historical Perspective" (Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro); "The Proficiency-Oriented Classroom" (Alice C. Omaggio); "Curriculum Development at the Foreign Service Institute" (Earl W. Stevick); "Proficiency Testing for the Other Language Modalities" (Jerry W. Larson, Randall L. Jones); "Doing the Unthinkable in the Second-Language Classroom: A Process for the Integration of Lanuage and Culture" (Linda M. Crawford-Lange, Dale L. Lange); "Preservice and Inservice Teacher Training: Focus on Proficiency" (Judith A. Muyskens); and "Proficiency Projects in Action" (Reynaldo Jimenez, Carol J. Murphy). Appended materials include the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Provisional Proficiency Guidelines (Generic) and the Interagency Language Roundtable Level Definitions. Indexes to persons, topics, and institutions cited are also included. (MSE)

Notes

Availability: National Textbook Company, Lincolnwood, IL ($12.95).

ERIC Note: For individual papers, see FL 014 130-136.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Education.  |  Case Studies.  |  Classroom Environment.  |  Competency Based Education.  |  Cultural Education.  |  Curriculum Development.  |  Definitions.  |  Educational Objectives.  |  Educational Strategies.  |  Higher Education.  |  Inservice Teacher Education.  |  Language Proficiency.  |  Preservice Teacher Education.  |  Public Agencies.  |  Second Language Instruction.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Testing.  |  American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Langs Foreign Service Institute DC Interagency Language Roundtable
Form/genre Collected Works, General.  |  Books.
Other authors/contributors Higgs, Theodore V., editor  |  American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
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