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Languages learning at Key Stage 2: a longitudinal study

Cable, Carrie, Driscoll, Patricia, Mitchell, Rosamond, Sing, Sue, Cremin, Teresa, Earl, Justine, Eyres, Ian, Holmes, Bernardette, Martin, Cynthia and Heins, Barbara (2010) Languages learning at Key Stage 2: a longitudinal study , United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, GB Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF Research Reports, DCSF-RR198).

Record type: Monograph (Project Report)


This is the final report of a 3 year longitudinal study of the teaching of French, German and Spanish at Key Stage 2, funded from 2006-2009 by the Department for Children Schools and Families. The report covers the attitudes of teachers and children towards languages; the organisation and administration of languages within primary schools; current practice in the teaching of languages; the development of children's intercultural understanding; children's attainment in target language oracy and literacy; and concludes with a discussion of the future sustainability of languages in the primary curriculum and steps needed to secure this.

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Published date: January 2010


Local EPrints ID: 143157
ISBN: 978-1-84775-639-8
PURE UUID: 79f9355f-672f-4704-b47c-257375f80a6c

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Date deposited: 12 Apr 2010 09:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:10

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Author: Carrie Cable
Author: Patricia Driscoll
Author: Sue Sing
Author: Teresa Cremin
Author: Justine Earl
Author: Ian Eyres
Author: Bernardette Holmes
Author: Cynthia Martin
Author: Barbara Heins

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