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Title:Curriculum development in French in West Africa, 1959-1969
Author:Brann, C.M.B.
Periodical:West African Journal of Education
Geographic terms:English-speaking Africa
West Africa
Subjects:language instruction
French language
Abstract:Deals with the development during 1959-1969 of the teaching of French ('ordinary' level) as a second European language in the English-speaking countries of West Africa. After some information on French as the second international language of Africa South of the Sahara follows a survey of the principal steps in the development of the examinations. Another section deals with the innovations: the 4 language skills; oracy before literacy; language testing: objective tests and personal judgment; the African context; language content; new teaching materials. Ref.; short list of Franco African readers for secondary schools in English-speaking countries; synoptic table of the development of the French O Level Examination in West Africa.