Foreign language campaign encourages everyone to learn 1,000 words

09/29/2013 | BBC

As part of a national campaign in the U.K., groups are urging people to learn 1,000 words in a new language. The organizations behind the push want to encourage people of all education levels to speak a second language. They picked 1,000 words because that's enough to hold a basic conversation. "We are not expecting instant fluency," campaign director Bernadette Holmes said. "Yet if everyone were capable of at least 1,000 words in a new language, social attitudes and economic prospects would be significantly enhanced ..."

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Assistant Professor of Education with Math and/or Science (STEM) Emphasis
MORAVIAN COLLEGE
BETHLEHEM, PA
Dean, School of Education
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Headmaster (Head of School)
Colegio Colombo Británico Cali
Cali
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA