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Burstall, Clare – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1975
A national experiment in foreign-language teaching carried out in selected primary schools in England and Wales is discussed. The experiment was begun in 1964 with the introduction of French. The results of the 1964-74 evaluation are discussed here. (RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, FLES, French, Language Instruction
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Spicer, A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
Reviews the history of the "pilot scheme" for introducing French into the curriculum of British primary schools, highlighting the project's limitations and the negative findings of the National Foundation for Educational Research report, and assesses the prospects for the future of the project. (AM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, French, Pilot Projects
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Ager, D. E.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1980
A student survey indicating interest in second language learning is discussed, as well as the success of an "assisted self-taught" approach to uncommonly taught languages at the University of Aston, Birmingham. (AM)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Language Attitudes, Programed Instruction