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Act Approach : Artful Use/Sugges - Lynn Dhority

Act Approach

Artful Use/Sugges

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Published: 5th November 1992
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Integrating several learning theories of language acquisition into an ACT approach, this book aims to help teachers transform teaching and learning into an enjoyable and effective process. The book draws upon contemporary brain research, integrative learning, Lozanov's accelerated learning techniques, the communicative strategies of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), psychosynthesis, and the author's classroom experience.

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Brain as Backgroundp. 1
The Contribution of Lozanovp. 11
Language Acquisition/Language Learning: The Pioneering Work of Krashen, Asher and Terrellp. 21
The Act Model of Accelerative, Full-Spectrum Learningp. 39
Some "How-To's" Of Suggestionp. 49
The Evocative Power of Words: Speaking to the Whole Personp. 59
Getting Started Right: Crucial First Impressionsp. 75
The Act Textp. 87
Music and the Presentation of Materialp. 93
The Activation Phases: Retrieving and Using What Is Learnedp. 105
Error Correction, Grammar and Homeworkp. 115
Documented Results I: The ACT Courses at the University of Massachusetts at Bostonp. 123
The Act Approach for the U.S. Army: A Documented Experimentp. 145
Testing: Some Personal Thoughts on Its Use and Abusep. 171
Appendix 1: ACT Text Excerptp. 181
Appendix 2: Activation Ideasp. 193
Appendix 3: ACTFL Provisional Proficiency Guidelinesp. 197
Appendix 4: Defense Language Institute (DLI) Skill Level Descriptionsp. 201
Referencesp. 209
Bibliographyp. 221
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ISBN: 9782881245565
ISBN-10: 2881245560
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 5th November 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2