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ERIC Number: EJ242500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
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Academic Snobbery and the Teaching of Languages.
Gouldner, Helen
Hispania, v64 n1 p76-77 Mar 1981
Recapitulates some of the findings of the President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies decrying "Americans' incompetence in foreign languages". Criticizes certain attitudes and practices prevalent among university language professors, such as their indifference to the practical purposes of foreign language instruction and the overemphasis on literary studies. (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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