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Diversités franco-allemandes : Pratiques interculturelles et autonomisantes en didactique des langues étrangères

Abstract : The action-oriented approach which has been institutionalised by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is also called "the new methodology in the teaching and learning of languages". It is widely used, both for official and for research purposes. This thesis aims to test and question the construction of understanding of this methodology both in France (the Educational Authority of Lille) and in Germany (Land Hessen, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen) by looking at the practices and discourses of primary school teachers (écoles élémentaires and Grundschule) through the concepts of both the intercultural and independent approaches. These notions, as well as being cornerstones constructed by and for the research, are defined by interrelation and questioned with a reflexive and critical mind-set. They are especially debated in opposition to the reifying culturalist approach. These notions strain against the official requirements and the beliefs of the teachers with whom I collaborated on this project. The research is based on the intersection of much empirical data from both France as well as Germany, for example: focus groups with teachers, observation of foreign language lessons, interviews with the teachers, literature detailing official requirements (language syllabuses) and literature detailing recommendations (the online training packages of Pairform@nce and Intel Lehren Aufbaukurs Online). The discourses, which have been placed into context, are analysed with regards to the theories of enunciation and dialogism. The thesis offers a critical perspective of comparative differentialist visions, yet allows a visualisation of the results that enhance the Franco-German differences in order to build an understanding of the research objective.
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Véronique Lemoine. Diversités franco-allemandes : Pratiques interculturelles et autonomisantes en didactique des langues étrangères. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. Université Lille 3 SHS, 2014. Français. ⟨tel-02488495⟩

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