ERIC Number: EJ382362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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"Language Learning" Is Forty Years Old. Motives for the Study of Modern Languages.
Catford, J. C.; Marckwardt, Albert H.
Language Learning, v38 n2 p157-69 Jun 1988
To mark the 40th anniversary of "Language Learning," the journal's first article is reprinted and identifies five motives for studying foreign languages: (1) "knowledge of a foreign language is the sign of a cultivated man"; (2) foreign insularism; (3) necessity of creating a political fusion; (4) trade and colonization; and (5) scientific and technical necessity. (DJD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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