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EH-10120-71

University of Hawaii, Honolulu (Honolulu, HI 96822-2399)
John Young (Project Director: September 1971 to present)

Compilation and Field Testing of Learn Japanese: College Cultural Text

To develop a way to integrate the teaching of cultural elements simultaneously with the language skill. The program will be based around the notion of "cultureme," a minimum unit of cultural revealed through language and isolated through the principle of contrastive analysis, finding pairs with differ in a least one significant feature. The result of the study will be the compilation of a textbook which will be used by beginners during their intial 300 hours of Japanese learning.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Institutes for College and University Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$27,466 (approved)
$27,466 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1971 – 8/31/1972