Foreign Language Instruction in U.S. Schools: Results of a National Survey of Elementary and Secondary Schools.

  title={Foreign Language Instruction in U.S. Schools: Results of a National Survey of Elementary and Secondary Schools.},
  author={Ingrid Pufahl and Nancy C. Rhodes},
How well are our schools preparing students to become global citizens who can communicate in languages other than English? To answer this question, we surveyed a nationally representative sample of more than 5,000 U.S. 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: amount of language instruction; languages and program types offered; curriculum and instruction; teacher certification… CONTINUE READING

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