Nelson Brooks (Ph.D., Yale University) is Associate Professor of French at Yale, Director of Summer Programs, and Director of the Summer Language Institute. He has taught French at school and college levels for the past forty years. Since 1957 he has been conducting courses in the Yale Graduate School for future teachers of foreign languages. He is the author of several language tests, of the book Language and Language Learning, and of numerous articles on pedagogical subjects. Since 1958 he has served from time to time as consultant to the language program of the U.S. Office of Education. From 1960 to 1964 he served as a member of the Board of Education in New Haven, Connecticut. He was director of the project that produced the MLA Cooperative Foreign Language Tests. In 1966 he published a brochure on teaching culture in the language class. Perhaps the most important philosopher on foreign language teaching of the present generation, he created the term audiolingual and pioneered many of the related concepts.
Teaching Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom
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© 1968 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 1, Issue 3, pages 204–217, March 1968
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Brooks, N. (1968), Teaching Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 1: 204–217. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1968.tb00135.x
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