Accession Number : ADA337530

Title :   Towards the Improvement of Training in Foreign Languages.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 93-Dec 96,

Corporate Author : COLORADO UNIV AT BOULDER DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Healy, Alice ; Barshl, Immanuel ; Crutcher, Robert ; Tao, Liang ; Rickard, Timothy

PDF Url : ADA337530

Report Date : SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : Progress has been made on the topics of use of first-language strategies in second-language learning, the size and the nature of the functional units of reading, language processes in voice communication, vocabulary acquisition and retention, learning linguistic categories, automatic word processing, and longterm retention of knowledge and skills.

Descriptors :   *TEACHING METHODS, *LEARNING, *FOREIGN LANGUAGES, PROCESSING, LONG RANGE(TIME), RETENTION(GENERAL), WORDS(LANGUAGE), VOCABULARY, PROFICIENCY, VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, LINGUISTICS, READING, PSYCHOLINGUISTICS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Linguistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE