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Report From the National K-12 Foreign Language Survey

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CAL surveyed public and private elementary and secondary schools across the country to identify current patterns and shifts in foreign language education over time.

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Foreign Language Instruction in the U.S. book cover Foreign Language Instruction in the United States: A National Survey of Elementary and Secondary Schools

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Nancy C. Rhodes and Lucinda E. Branaman

This report on the Center for Applied Linguistics’ national survey of foreign language education offers a valuable contribution to the language education profession. Results of the survey reveal patterns and shifts in enrollment, languages and programs offered, curricula used, teacher qualifications and training, and reactions to national reform issues. This survey replicates CAL's 1987 survey, allowing accurate comparisons of today's teaching practices with those of a decade ago. 1999.

Read the Executive Summary.

Order online at the CAL Store.