Act Approach:Artful Use/Sugges / Edition 2

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First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782881245565
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Edition description: Expanded
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 252
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Brain as Background 1
Ch. 2 The Contribution of Lozanov 11
Ch. 3 Language Acquisition/Language Learning: The Pioneering Work of Krashen, Asher and Terrell 21
Ch. 4 The Act Model of Accelerative, Full-Spectrum Learning 39
Ch. 5 Some "How-To's" Of Suggestion 49
Ch. 6 The Evocative Power of Words: Speaking to the Whole Person 59
Ch. 7 Getting Started Right: Crucial First Impressions 75
Ch. 8 The Act Text 87
Ch. 9 Music and the Presentation of Material 93
Ch. 10 The Activation Phases: Retrieving and Using What Is Learned 105
Ch. 11 Error Correction, Grammar and Homework 115
Ch. 12 Documented Results I: The ACT Courses at the University of Massachusetts at Boston 123
Ch. 13 The Act Approach for the U.S. Army: A Documented Experiment 145
Ch. 14 Testing: Some Personal Thoughts on Its Use and Abuse 171
Appendix 1: ACT Text Excerpt 181
Appendix 2: Activation Ideas 193
Appendix 3: ACTFL Provisional Proficiency Guidelines 197
Appendix 4: Defense Language Institute (DLI) Skill Level Descriptions 201
References 209
Bibliography 221
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