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ERIC Number: EJ570356
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1083-5415
Student Reasons for Studying Language: Implications for Program Planning and Development.
Watzke, John; Grundstad, Donna
Learning Languages, v2 n1 p15-28 Fall 1996
Investigated reasons for student choice in foreign-language study when moving from 8th to 9th grade. Eighth graders from districts that varied in how and when they offered foreign languages completed surveys after registering for ninth grade. Their main reasons for language selection were utilitarian, including the desire to satisfy future college requirements. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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