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The last three citations below are from the journal, Foreign Language Annals, and are available in Roy O. West Library in the bound periodicals section on the second floor. The others are all available full-text through the links.
The Teaching of Culture in Foreign Language Courses
Instructional module designed to help prepare college-level (TAs) for their duties in second language instruction is presented. The module's purpose is to broaden the concept of culture in language teaching beyond the focus traditionally found in college.
Teaching Culture in Foreign Language Instruction in the United States
Culture was not considered significant in FL instruction until the direct method was introduced at the end of the nineteenth century. By the 1970s, language teachers came to realize that language was deeply rooted... (click thru for full abstract & text)
Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Survey of High School Teachers' Practices and Needs. Final Report and Executive Summary
National study investigated: (1)amount of time high school foreign language teachers devote to study of culture in language courses; (2)culture content covered in language courses; (3)strategies & materials used.... (click thru for full abstract & text)
Teaching Culture Through Language: Suggestions for the Italian Language Class
Examines the conflict between students' focus on learning the grammar and vocabulary of a foreign language instead of considering the culture that lies beneath the target language, in this case, Italian. Suggestions are made...
Striving for the Third Place: Intercultural Competence through Language Education
Essays concerning second language teaching as a means of promoting intercultural competence - click through to the abstract for a listing of essays included, and the full-text.
Bridging the Gap: Teaching Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom
Because of the concern about declining German second language enrollments in the United States, there is a need for enhanced cultural education in the second language curriculum. Click thru to full abstract & text.
Cross-Cultural Awareness in the Foreign Language Class: The Kluckhohn Model
Description of the Kluckhohn model for analyzing cultural value systems, based on such cultural orientations as human nature, man-nature, time, activity, & relation, demonstrates its applicability to teaching the cultural components of FL classes.
Culture, culture, and "culture" in Foreign Language Teaching
Discusses increasing importance of culture in the foreign-language classroom. Suggests that if the question of culture & language learning is addressed from the perspective of the affective elements contained within both... (click thru for full abstract)
Preparing Students for Meaningful Culture Learning
Discusses need for FL teachers to restructure their views of culture learning by increasing their understanding of the preparation necessary for students to succeed in learning about another culture & the problems they may face in the process.
Culture as Information and Culture as Affective Process: A Comparative Study
Describes an application of the Cross-Cultural Adaptability Inventory (CCAI) to measure the effects of two ways to teach about German culture in beginning language courses.