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18/06/2013 Ukraine Ukraine

Foreign Russian: linguistic breakthrough or lack of alternative?

From September of last year the secondary schools of Ukraine started following new rules. According to the new standard of basic education, approved by the Cabinet in April of 2011, the list of school subjects for first-graders includes a foreign language. Moreover, according to the state standard of full secondary education, in the coming school year of 2013-2104  the fifth-graders will be obliged to study the second foreign language, chosen by school. Interesting thing is that the Russian language is also listed in this category.

18/06/2013 Mexico Mexiko

Adquisición bilingüe en la UQ, una estrategia de innovación

La doctora Alina María Signoret Dorcasberro, directora del centro de enseñanzas de Lenguas Extranjeras de la universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, dictará hoy, a las 4:00 p.m., en la universidad del Quindío, una conferencia sobre adquisición bilingüe. 

18/06/2013 Spain Spanien

Galicia superará los 180 centros de enseñanza plurilingüe el próximo curso

Las asignaturas no lingüísticas impartidas en idioma extranjero aumentarán un 15% - Educación alcanzará los 70.000 escolares que estudian en gallego, castellano e inglés

18/06/2013 Germany Deutschland

Deutsche sprechen schlecht Englisch

Nur 2,1 Prozent der Arbeitnehmer sprechen verhandlungssicher Englisch, ergab eine Studie. Aus Scham schicken viele ihre Kollegen vor und kommen so weiter aus der Übung.

18/06/2013 New Zealand Neuseeland

Foreign accent syndrome strikes

Imagine being involved in a nasty car crash, and waking up in hospital to find yourself talking with a foreign-sounding accent.

17/06/2013 United Kingdom Vereinigtes Königreich

Signing should be classed as foreign language for GCSE

Ministers are facing calls to make British Sign Language count as a modern foreign language at GCSE level.

17/06/2013 United States Vereinigte Staaten

Trying to Learn a Foreign Language? Avoid Reminders of Home

Previous studies have shown that cultural icons such as landmarks and celebrities act like "magnets of meaning," instantly activating a web of cultural associations in the mind and influencing our judgments and behavior, Morris says.

17/06/2013 Italy Italien

Siamo Inglesi

Ricordo come fosse oggi, quando nel lontano 1963 ai miei genitori fu richiesto per quale lingua straniera avrebbero optato per me tra inglese e francese

17/06/2013 Belgium Belgien

Les sérieux doutes des francophones de Flandre

L’APFF se bat depuis plusieurs années pour la ratification par la Belgique de la Convention-cadre pour la protection des minorités nationales, que le gouvernement flamand s’est toutefois engagé en 2009 à ne jamais ratifier.

17/06/2013 Slovakia Slowakei

Language certificates may not be recognised

Secondary-school students in Slovakia who have gained internationally acknowledged foreign language certificates from language training institutions will still have to pass a foreign-language exam within the so-called ‘maturita’, a set of national school-leaving exams, if parliament passes a proposed amendment to the Education Act.

17/06/2013 India Indien

Translators in demand, JNU foreign language faculty hit

An increase in employment opportunities has brought both good and bad news for Jawaharlal Nehru University's School of Foreign Languages. With more students applying to the courses that promise lucrative jobs, the university faces a shortage of teachers who have been leaving to find placements with multi-national companies.

16/06/2013 Finland Finnland

Language rights under scrutiny

A new cabinet report filed with Parliament notes that the rights enjoyed by different language groups in Finland are far from being on an equal footing. There is lots of room to improve services in Swedish - to say nothing of services for Russian or Sámi speakers.

16/06/2013 Switzerland Schweiz

Lehrer kritisieren Noten für Fremdsprachen

«Häsch dini Ufzgi hüt scho gmacht?»: Genfer Schüler erhalten Unterricht in Schweizerdeutsch

14/06/2013 Finland Finnland

Finnish among most difficult languages for English speakers

Learning a difficult language can be time-consuming, but that shouldn’t put off aspiring learners, says the US State Department’s Foreign Service Institute. According to a freshly-released list Finnish is among the group of languages the FSI considers to be the most difficult for English speakers to learn.

14/06/2013 Switzerland Schweiz

Keine zweite Fremdsprache mehr?

Beim Fremdsprachenunterricht herrsche eine «alarmierende» Situation, sagt der Lehrerverband – und setzt die Bildungsdirektoren mit Forderungen unter Druck.

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