700 Reasons: Reason #375

Reason: 375
The study of modern foreign languages also has an important contribution to make to cross-curricular skills and competences. These skills include for example social, through communication and cooperation; personal, by developing creativity and imagination; study, through observation, research and planning using a variety of media; and vocational, through communicative competence, independence, problem-solving and decision-making
The Department of Education and Science; Welsh Office (1990) Modern Foreign Languages for Ages 11 to 16 (London: HMSO)
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Academic skills, Autonomy, Communication, Creativity, Key skills, Multidisciplinarity, Personal and social development, Problem solving, Secondary sector, Teamwork, Technology