ERIC Number: ED115120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Opportunities, Degree Requirements, Employment Opportunities, Language Ability, Language Classification, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Multilingual Materials, Overseas Employment, Publications, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, Salaries, Second Language Learning, Second Languages
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Publication Type: Guides - General
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