700 Reasons: Reason #355

Reason: 355
The year abroad { as part of a language degree programme} is valuable in broadening work experience, social contacts and employability. It enables students to develop not only their language and cultural skills, but also key life skills of self-reliance and resourcefulness
The Nuffield Languages Inquiry (2000) Languages: the next generation (London: The Nuffield Foundation)
Related Keywords:
Autonomy, Employability, Experiential learning, Intercultural competence, Key skills, Language learning skills, Networking, Personal and social development, Residence abroad, Work experience