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Proficiency-oriented foreign language in the small high school

Lorraine A Strasheim

Proficiency-oriented foreign language in the small high school

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Published by Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools in [Charleston, W. Va.] (P.O. Box. 1348, Charleston 25325) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages,
  • Rural schools -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 93-0483-P

    Other titlesProficiency oriented foreign language in the small high school
    SeriesEric digest -- EDO-RC-89-2, ERIC digest (Las Cruces, N.M.) -- EDO-RC-89-2
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17933302M

    No more than one award per high school per year will be granted for leadership. d. Recipients are to be selected by the foreign language faculty of their respective schools. Criteria for determining highest achievement shall be determined by the local school’s foreign language department. e. The Foreign Language curriculum provides the opportunity to concentrate in Spanish, to minor in Italian, and to study in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Irish, and Latin. Foreign Language Placement Policy 1. – No more than two years of the language in high school 2; – Three years of that language in high school or having completed.


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ERIC Identifier: ED Publication Date: Author: Strasheim, Lorraine A. Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools Charleston WV. Proficiency-Oriented Foreign Language in the Small High School.

ERIC Digest. Very little has been written about the problems of foreign language instruction in small high schools, and even less about possible solutions Cited by: 2.

Characteristics of Proficiency-Oriented Language Instruction. Proficiency-oriented language instruction is a general framework for organizing instruction, curriculum, and assessment, rather than a method or a theory.

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