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Lyster, Roy; Collins, Laura; Ballinger, Susan – Language Awareness, 2009
The present study was carried out in French immersion classrooms in an urban Quebec school board that is increasingly characterised by the heterogeneity of its French-dominant, English-dominant, and French/English bilingual student population. The study explored the extent to which a bilingual read-aloud project would (1) raise teachers' awareness…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Metalinguistics, Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Dooly, Melinda – Language Awareness, 2007
This paper describes a collaborative Internet-based project involving foreign language students and teacher trainees in three different countries. The project involved both online collaboration with international partners and face-to-face classroom activities and was designed not only to facilitate purposeful, authentic language use, but also to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Learning Motivation, Class Activities
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Harris, Vee; Grenfell, Michael – Language Awareness, 2004
This paper addresses the case for collaboration between English and modern languages teachers and researchers in teaching and learning languages. The British context is set out against a background of government initiatives to raise secondary pupils' literacy skills. Salient trends in the teaching approach of English (L1) and modern language (ML)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Modern Languages, Language Teachers, Grammar
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Turner, Karen; Turvey, Anne – Language Awareness, 2002
Reports on a project in which an English and a French student teacher work collaboratively to develop their personal knowledge and understanding of grammar and its role in teaching both subjects to 11-year-old learners in an English comprehensive school. Ways in which the cross-language focus beneficially influenced their classroom practice are…
Descriptors: Cooperation, English (Second Language), French, Grammar