Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Foreign languages promoted as students adapt to global outlook (Viet Nam)

“Under the project ‘Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages in the National Education System Period 2008-2020,’ approved by the Prime Minister, learning a foreign language will become a major subject for all students from the third to 12th grades.

However, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has set a target by 2018, English would become a major subject for all students from grade 3 to grade 12 in all 35,000 schools nation-wide.”

Read more @ http://vietnamnews.vn/opinion/280445/foreign-languages-promoted-as-students-adapt-to-global-outlook.html

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