ERIC Number: EJ575427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Basic Skills Revisited: The Effects of Foreign Language Instruction on Reading, Math, and Language Arts.
Armstrong, Penelope W.; Rogers, Jerry D.
Learning Languages, v2 n3 p20-31 Spr 1997
Examines the effect of foreign language education on the basic skills of elementary school students. A group of third-grade students given three 30-minute Spanish language lessons per week performed as well as or better than a control group (given no second-language instruction) on academic achievement tests. (ER)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Control Groups, Grade 3, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Mathematics Achievement, Primary Education, Reading Achievement, Research Methodology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Spanish
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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