700 Reasons: Reason #357

Reason: 357
Modern Foreign Languages provides opportunities for pupils to develop the key skill of: Communication, through developing their awareness of the way language is structured and how it can be manipulated to meet a range of needs, and through reinforcing learning in specific areas such as listening, reading for gist and detail, and using grammar correctly
DFEE, QCA (1999) Modern Foreign Languages: The National Curriculum for England (London: HMSO)
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Communication, Key skills, Language awareness, Language learning skills, Learning, Linguistics, Secondary sector