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LINGUIST List 22.4905

Wed Dec 07 2011

Media: Australian politician Bishop: Asian languages are a must

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Message 1: Australian politician Bishop: Asian languages are a must
Date: 28-Nov-2011
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Australian politician Bishop: Asian languages are a must
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Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party of Australia Julie Bishop talks about her
language policy goals.

"I believe that we should have a much greater focus on a second language. . .
In fact my view is it should be mandatory."

She then goes on to specifically mention Mandarin, Japanese, and Indonesian
as possible languages of focus.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/asian-language-should-be-
mandatory-for-australian-schoolchildren-julie-bishop-says/story-e6frfku0-
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics


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