700 Reasons: Reason #358

Reason: 358
Modern Foreign Languages provides opportunities to promote: Thinking skills, through developing pupils’ ability to draw inferences from unfamiliar language and unexpected responses, through enabling pupils to reflect on links between languages, and through developing pupils’ creative use of language and expression of their own ideas, attitudes and opinions
DFEE, QCA (1999) Modern Foreign Languages: The National Curriculum for England (London: HMSO)
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Academic skills, Creativity, Critical thinking, Language awareness, Personal and social development, Secondary sector