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Fri Nov 04 2005

Media: BBC: School Language Decline Continues

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Message 1: BBC: School language decline continues
Date: 04-Nov-2005
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: BBC: School language decline continues


BBC News: UK edition Thursday, 3 November 2005

School language decline continues

Learning a modern language beyond the age of 14 is now compulsory in
only a quarter of England's state secondary schools, a survey suggests.

In a similar survey a year ago, by the National Centre for Languages,
the figure was more than a third.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4404998.stm


Karen Chung

http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://lists.topica.com/lists/phonetics/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition



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