700 Reasons: Reason #434

Reason: 434
Foreign language study is itself unique. While requiring cultural and linguistic knowledge - intellectual mastery of new systems - comparable to other disciplines, the learning outcomes expected of a degree-level language student also include a sophisticated practical command of the foreign language
Coleman, J. (2004) 'Modern languages in British universities: past and present' in Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, Volume 3 (2), pp. 147-162
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Academic skills, Culture, HE (Higher Education sector), Practical skills, Related subjects, Uniqueness