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Valette, Rebecca M.

Overview
Works: 243 works in 909 publications in 5 languages and 8,117 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conversation and phrase books  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PB35, 418.0071273
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rebecca M Valette
Modern language testing : a handbook by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

53 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classroom techniques : foreign languages and English as a second language by Edward David Allen( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The success of a second-language course depends not only on the quality of the basic program but also on the flexibility with which the teacher uses that program. The aim of this handbook is to show teachers ways of implementing and supplementing existing materials. The suggested teaching procedures may be used with large classes, small groups, and individual students. They may also be used with any method, inasmuch as a special effort has been made to include a variety of teaching approaches
Modern language performance objectives and individualization; a handbook by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Japanese and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern language classroom techniques; a handbook by Edward David Allen( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this handbook is to show the teacher ways of implementing and supplementing existing materials. The suggested teaching procedures may be used in classes of varying sizes and levels, and with any method. Although the emphasis is on teacher-made materials, many of the techniques suggested may be implemented with commercial programs, films, slides and transparencies. The handbook contains four parts: (1) The Language Class, an overview; (2) Presenting the Language; (3) Developing the Skills; and (4) Beyond Language. The following topics are discussed: an overview of the course; preparation of supplementary materials; classroom management procedures; specific techniques for teaching the language itself -- its sound system, grammar and vocabulary; ways of developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills; the teaching of culture, both daily life patterns and general civilization. The appendix contains sample lesson plans that show how several procedures and techniques may be woven into a single class period. The text is based on the belief that the success of a foreign language course depends not only on the quality of the basic program but also on the flexibility with which the teacher uses that program. (Amh)
Contacts : langue et culture françaises by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in French and English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you have already studied a little French before, or whether this is your first experience with this language, you will find that this program leads you in small gradual steps with clear explanations and provides numerous opportunities for practice and self-expression
Discovering French by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

98 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five units consisting of listening activities, writing activities, reading and culture activities, and communicative expressions and thematic vocabulary
Arthur de Gobineau and the short story by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

10 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish for mastery 1 by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

74 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workbook to accompany the high school textbook providing an introduction to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world
French for mastery by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2-level French program for junior-senior high school
Weaving the dance : Navajo Yeibichai textiles (1910-1950) by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the stylistic evolution of a special category of twentieth-century Navajo textiles known as Yeibichai weavings
Album : cuentos del mundo hispánico by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains seventeen short stories in Spanish with accompanying exercises designed to develop reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills
Directions in foreign language testing by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook, which focuses on foreign language teaching in the classroom, aims to describe the "state of the art" in testing. The first section considers the area of aptitude testing, particularly the diagnostic function of aptitude tests. A taxonomy of foreign language teaching objectives points out the need to classify the aims of foreign language instruction. Another section on measuring achievement explores techniques and recent research, strongly urging the use of criterion-reference tests. The use of tests in the classroom and methods of evaluating teacher competence are discussed. Research needs are spelled out and a bibliography offered. Several tables graphically illustrate key concepts in this paper. (Rl)
French for fluency : grammaire active by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fundamentals of French grammar for students who are familiar with basic elements of the French language
C'est de la prose by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est comme ça : manuel de lecture et de communication by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in French and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures libres by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con mucho gusto by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French for mastery : tous ensemble by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in French and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France; a cultural review grammar by Rebecca M Valette( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French for mastery : salut, les amis! by Jean-Paul Valette( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in French and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Weaving the dance : Navajo Yeibichai textiles (1910-1950)
Alternative Names
Valette, Rebecca

Valette, Rebecca 1938-

Valette, Rebecca Marianne 1938-

バレッテ, R. M

Languages
English (230)

French (136)

Spanish (53)

German (7)

Japanese (2)

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Contacts : langue et culture françaisesDiscovering FrenchSpanish for mastery 1Weaving the dance : Navajo Yeibichai textiles (1910-1950)Album : cuentos del mundo hispánicoCon mucho gusto