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Rivers, Wilga M.

Overview
Works: 56 works in 464 publications in 9 languages and 10,971 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PB35, 407
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Most widely held works about Wilga M Rivers
 
Most widely held works by Wilga M Rivers
Teaching foreign-language skills by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

70 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking in many tongues : essays in foreign-language teaching by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

53 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicating naturally in a second language : theory and practice in language teaching by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

41 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychologist and the foreign-language teacher by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

70 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its original publication in 1968, Rivers's comprehensive and practical text has become a standard reference for both student teachers and veteran instructors. All who wish to draw from the most recent thinking in the field will welcome this new edition. Methodology is appraised, followed up by discussions on such matters as keeping students of differing abilities active, evaluating textbooks, using language labs creatively, and preparing effective exercises and drills. The author ends each chapter of this new edition with questions for research and discussion -- a useful classroom tool -- and provides an up-to-date bibliography that facilitates further understanding of such matters as the bilingual classroom
Opportunities in foreign language careers by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses educational preparation for a foreign language career, job-finding strategies, and career opportunities in foreign trade, teaching, government service, and other areas
A practical guide to the teaching of English as a second or foreign language by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference book for both teachers and teacher trainees. Each chapter begins with a theoretical discussion, followed by numerous examples and practical exercises
Interactive language teaching by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

47 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers and writers describe the approaches and techniques they have incorporated into their own teaching
A practical guide to the teaching of French by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is one in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages. Designed for future teachers of French in high school or at the undergraduate level, as well as for practicing teachers who are interested in keeping up with the latest material in their field, this book re-evaluates foreign-language teaching methodology in the light of recent research in psychology and linguistics. Emphasis for the teaching of both the spoken and written language is on using language in normal ways from the earliest stages. Every aspect of language learning which contributes to effective language use is discussed: oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and writing. Theoretical discussions begin each chapter, and are applied to practical issues throughout. Numerous examples and exercises demonstrate the classroom applications of proposed activities and techniques. The guide includes a comprehensive index and a general bibliography. (Publisher/DB)
A Practical guide to the teaching of Spanish by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is one in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages. Designed for future teachers of Spanish in high school or at the undergraduate level, as well as for practicing teachers who are interested in keeping up with the latest material in their field, this book re-evaluates foreign-language teaching methodology in the light of recent research in psychology and linguistics. Emphasis for the teaching of both the spoken and written language is on using language in normal ways from the earliest stages. Every aspect of language learning which contributes to effective language use is discussed: oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and writing. Theoretical discussions begin each chapter, and are applied to practical issues throughout. Numerous examples and exercises demonstrate the classroom applications of proposed activities and techniques. The guide includes a comprehensive index and a general bibliography. (Publisher/DB)
A practical guide to the teaching of German by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is one in a series of practical guides for teaching foreign languages. Designed for future teachers of German in high school or at the undergraduate level, as well as for practicing teachers who are interested in keeping up with the latest material in their field, this book re-evaluates foreign-language teaching methodology in the light of recent research in psychology and linguistics. Emphasis for the teaching of both the spoken and written language is on using language in normal ways from the earliest stages. Every aspect of language learning which contributes to effective language use is discussed: oral communication, pronunciation, grammar instruction, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and writing. Theoretical discussions begin each chapter, and are applied to practical issues throughout. Numerous examples and exercises demonstrate the classroom applications of proposed activities and techniques. The guide includes a comprehensive index and a general bibliography. (Publisher/DB)
Changing patterns in foreign language programs; report by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

16 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of articles on foreign language instruction in junior and community colleges focuses on four principal areas: the junior community college, the "Proceedings of the Illinois Conference on Foreign Languages in Junior and Community Colleges," factual information, and action reports. The articles discuss pluralism and the community college, community colleges in the 1980's, conservation and innovation, curriculum development, application of technology to teaching foreign languages, preparation of foreign language teachers for the junior community college, junior-senior articulation problems, status of foreign languages in the two-year college, English as a second language, student attitudes toward French, conversational French, the terminal student, career Spanish, self-paced introductory French, a bibliography on individualized instruction in foreign languages, sequencing of course content, substitute and supplementary German language courses, beginning German, diversifying introductory courses, French cooking, the active classroom, testing, foreign language requirements, a French camp and related cost factors, study and training abroad, and a short-term overseas study-travel program. A list of participants is included. (Rl)
Teaching languages in college : curriculum and content by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Compiled under the editorship of Wilga M. Rivers, Professor Emerita of Harvard University, this book is a call by 22 of the foremost researchers in the field for serious rethinking and strengthening of the foreign language program within the college curriculum. It recognizes that languages have come of age as mature partners with literature and linguistic studies in our university departments and that language and culture programs must reflect that new maturity."--Back cover
Teaching Spanish : a practical guide by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching French : a practical guide by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching German : a practical guide by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching Hebrew : a practical guide by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emphasis on the functional use of language and suggest to current and future language teachers standards for evolving it. o Cppost t
Comprehension and production : the interactive duo by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten principles of interactive language learning and teaching by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Enseignement du français : un guide practique by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaikokugo kyōiku to shinrigaku = The psychologists and the foreign-language teacher by Wilga M Rivers( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Communicating naturally in a second language : theory and practice in language teaching
Alternative Names
Marie Rivers, Wilga 1919-2007

Rivers, Wilga M.

Rivers, Wilga M. (Wilga Marie)

Rivers, Wilga Marie

Rivers, Wilga Marie 1919-2007

W・M・リバーズ オーストラリアの作家、学者

Wilga Rivers professor uit Australië (1919-2007)

リヴァーズ, ウィルガ M.

リバーズ, W. M

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Communicating naturally in a second language : theory and practice in language teachingOpportunities in foreign language careersInteractive language teachingTeaching Spanish : a practical guide