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Learning the United States through printed word in the principal foreign languages

by Aristotle Spyridon TsГЎkonas

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Published in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsLC3731 .T7
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24351960M
LC Control Number24009089

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Learning the United States through printed word in the principal foreign languages by Aristotle Spyridon TsГЎkonas Download PDF EPUB FB2

By several measures, the United States has neglected languages in its educational curricula, its international strategies, and its domestic policies.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 60 million U.S. residents speak a language other than English at home—a number that has been growing decade by decade since the s. Twenty-one of the top 25 industrialized countries begin the study of world languages in grades K This is a stark contrast to the United States, where most students who study a foreign language don't begin until age And 21 of the 31 European countries require students to.

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public and private elementary and secondary schools. Results identify current patterns and shifts over time in five key areas of K–12 foreign language education. About Dan E. Davidson Dr. Dan E. Davidson holds a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages from Harvard University and is the author or editor of 44 books and 60 articles in the fields of language, culture, and educational development, including a major year longitudinal study of adult Second Language Acquisition (SLA).

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The tables below provide a list of foreign languages most frequently taught in American schools and colleges. They reflect the popularity of these languages in terms of the total number of enrolled students in the United States.

(Here, a foreign language means any language other than English, and includes American Sign Language. In January, the Modern Language Association made an astonishing announcement in The Chronicle of Higher Education: From tocolleges across the United States cut foreign. Foreign Service Programs (FSP) supports language training at overseas posts through the Distance Language Learning and Post Language programs.

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Four characteristics that languages have in common are a pattern of _____, a collection of _____, a system of word _____, and elements of grammar.

syntax and morphology Two elements of grammar that have been a part of all languages since Babel are _____. According to the MLA Foreign language Enrollment Survey, overall enrollments in languages other than English rose by %.In both two- and four-year colleges Spanish remained the most taught language.

The number of students studying Spanish far surpassed French, the second runner-up, and German, the third most studied language. The face of the United States is changing, and so are many of your early childhood classrooms.

As racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity increases, so does the importance of your role in teaching children to live and work together respectfully. In this article, you'll. though i have taught myself a little spanish, a little czech and a passable amount of italian over the years, i grew tired of being a hunt-and-peck speaker.

i bought simpson's book hoping to learn new ways to develop written and spoken fluency. unfortunately, when i opened "learning foreign languages" i was disappointed to find only six pages on the topic suggested by the s: 9. The inclusion of foreign-language titles has long been recognized as a core component of great library collections, from the Library of Alexandria in antiquity, through the library of Thomas Jefferson, which became the foundation of the Library of Congress collections, to today.

This page describes. Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual itemReviews: 1.

The most-spoken languages and their influences on English. there are almost as many native Spanish speakers in the United States ( million) as there are in Spain ( million).

How can foreign language learners develop their metacognitive skills. By adapting a mentally active attitude towards the process of language learning. In other words. Although the United States does not have an official language, the most commonly used language is English (specifically, American English), which is the de facto national other languages are also spoken in the United States, especially include indigenous languages, languages brought to the country by colonists, enslaved people and immigrants from Europe, Africa.

However, you can find foreign language learning books and a handful of authentic offerings by browsing. Perhaps the easiest way to do this is paging through the foreign language reference section (linked above) until you spot a title in your target language.

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information about the state of K–12 foreign language instruction in the United States. Inthe Center for Applied Linguistics sur-veyed more than 5, public and private schools to gather data for both national and regional profiles of foreign language instruc-tion. Moreover, by comparison with the results of two previous surveys (Rhodes &.

Abstract. The U.S. is a nation of immigrants, but relatively few Americans speak a foreign language. Only 25% of Americans feel capable of holding a conversation in another language, but without recent immigrants and their children, this number falls to about 10%.

Through language learning, I was exposed to a different set of aesthetics, cuisines, philosophies, politics, histories and traditions. All this classroom learning naturally became the catalyst for me to travel and study abroad to further enhance my international education through seeing and experiencing foreign cultures.