AAUSC 2006: Insights for Study Abroad Language Program is the 2006 volume in the annual program published by Heinle-Cengage on behalf of the American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Foreign language programs (AAUSC). The series contains articles on the topic of advanced foreign-language learning. This volume’s articles, written by foreign language experts, focus on study abroad language programs.
Published by Heinle- Cengage and endorsed by the AAUSC, these volumes strive to further the AAUSC
goals—improving second language instruction by developing language training programs, promoting research in second language acquisition, and establishing a forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, and materials among language programs.
Table of Contents
Part I: INSIGHTS FROM THE PRODUCTS OF STUDY ABROAD.
1. Deborah Dubiner, Barbara F. Freed, Norman Segalowitz. Native Speakers’ Perceptions of Fluency Acquired by Study Abroad Students and their Implications for the Classroom at Home. 2. Sally Sieloff Magan, Michele Back. Requesting Help in French: Developing Pragmatic Features during Study Abroad. 3 Lucille Duperron. Study Abroad and the Second Language Acquisition of Tense and Aspect in French: Is Longer Better? 4. Dan P. Dewey. Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development in Orthographically Complex Languages during Study Abroad.
Part II: INSIGHTS FROM THE PROCESSES OF STUDY ABROAD.
1. Darla K. Deardorff. A Model of Intercultural Competence and Its Implications for the Foreign Language Curriculum. 2. Valerie Pellegrino Aveni. Speak for Your Self: Second Language Use and Self-Construction during Study Abroad. 3. Kate Douglass. From the Learner’s Perspective: A Case Study on Motives and Study Abroad. 4. Beatrice Dupuy. Global Simulation: Experiential Learning and Preparing Students at Home for Study Abroad.