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ERIC Number: EJ459391
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-9500
Learning Languages.
Black, Susan
Executive Educator, v15 n2 p33-36 Mar 1993
Foreign language study is finding a niche in the elementary school curriculum. Schools now offer Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Swedish, and Japanese, instead of teaching mostly German and the Romance languages. Studies agree that children pursuing foreign languages show more creativity, divergent thinking, and higher-order thinking skills and score higher on standardized tests. This article summarizes current instructional approaches. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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