700 Reasons: Reason #40

Reason: 40
The promotion of respect for diversity of languages and of learning more than one foreign language at school is significant..It is a matter of helping learners: to construct their linguistic and cultural identity through integrating it into a diversified experience of otherness; to develop their ability to learn through this same diversified experience of relating to several languages and cultures
Council of Europe (2001) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Diversity, Identity, Intercultural competence, Learning, Multilingualism, Secondary sector, Values