[lg policy] UK: Children 'increasingly unlikely' to learn a modern language

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 4 13:56:38 UTC 2009

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

The University of Machester

Children 'increasingly unlikely' to learn a modern language

Children are increasingly unlikely to leave school with even the most
basic knowledge of modern languages despite Government claims to the
contrary, an independent study has found.

Angela McLachlan from The University of Manchester discovered a
'chaotic and ineffective' system of teaching modern languages in a
year-long study of four English primary schools.

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