700 Reasons: Reason #432

Reason: 432
In common with the study of the mother tongue, the study of modern foreign languages contributes to the whole school curriculum by:... Inculcating valuable study skills: attention to general and detailed meaning in listening and reading; predicting, selecting, comparing and interpreting information; and memorisation;
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, Language learning skills, Learning strategies, Secondary sector