Foreign Language: Reading Proficiency in College Using Children's Books

By Elizabeth Combier.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This presentation explores the use of children's texts to enhance foreign language reading proficiency at the college level.

Keywords: Reading, Proficiency, Children's Texts, Advanced Organizers, Memory Schemata, Lower Affective Filter, Reading for Pleasure, Visual Learners

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp.1-6. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 784.347KB).

Dr. Elizabeth Combier

Dr. Combier has a Masters in French and a PhD in Romance Languages. Her interests include the use of theater to enhance student confidence and oral proficiency, to ameliorate pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and to teach culture. She also uses these techniques in teaching Golden Age Literature to Spanish majors. Other courses that she teaches include: Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Advanced Spanish Conversation, Medical Spanish and Business Spanish. She also teaches French classes at many levels.


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