France aims for improvements in foreign-language learning

10/13/2009 | Google

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is calling on educators to improve language education and produce more bilingual students. Students in France already receive about six years of foreign-language education before graduating from high school, but they often fail to become fluent. The problems may be due to large class sizes, inadequate curriculum and a lack of educators who are native speakers of the languages they teach.

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