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ERIC Number: ED115120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 241
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Careers in Foreign Languages: A Handbook. New Edition.
Sherif, June L.
This handbook supplies a variety of general and specific information concerning career in foreign languages for Americans. The main topics include: (1) general recommendations for language study; (2) a sketch of the principal language families of the world, their genealogy and geographical distribution; (3) foreign language courses and degree requirements; (4) aids for independent study of languages; (5) resources for language learning; (6) foreign language proficiency; (7) scholarships, fellowships and loans; (8) the training of the multilingual, including English as a second language; (9) recommendations regarding overseas employment, with specific reference to opportunities in the federal government; (10) opportunities in international organizations; (11) specialized occupations relating to language skills; (12) employment opportunities in trade and business, both foreign and domestic; and (13) employment opportunities with a foreign language as a supplementary skill. The fourteen appendices provide information concerning addresses of agencies involved in the foreign language field; salaries of government and public school employees; journals, foreign language publications and audiovisual aids, including distributors and publishers; colleges maintaining language houses; directories of state foreign language newsletters and language supervisors; a list of professional organizations; and suggestions for further reading, including directories and general reference books, publications of federal agencies and departments, and publications relating to language careers. (CLK)
Regents Publishing Company, Inc., 2 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016
Publication Type: Guides - General
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