Cal State has success with "French for Hispanophones" program

01/2/2012 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Cal State Long Beach created an innovative approach to helping Spanish speakers learn another language. French for Hispanophones capitalizes on the similarities between Spanish and French to help fast track students on the road to fluency. The program's popularity on the campus that is 30% Latino has grown to the point that the school added Italian for Spanish speakers to its course list. Educators have considered adopting the method at other institutions as well.

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