US Foreign-Language Teaching in Kindergarten to 12th Grade
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Rosenbusch, M. H. 2012. US Foreign-Language Teaching in Kindergarten to 12th Grade. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
There is growing recognition in the United States that in order to participate fully in the interconnected world, people need the ability to speak other languages and collaborate with other cultures. This recognition is accompanied by a growing awareness that the US educational system must teach students these skills to prepare them for the future.
- 21st century;
- language teaching;
- language in the classroom;
- Northern America;
- heritage languages