He considers age six to be the prime time for learning languages
, as children possess strong learning abilities and are able to achieve fluency at such an age.
We also need more young people coming through inspired with the desire to continue learning languages
both as a support to our own international businesses and as a boost to their own careers.
Europeans are so good at learning languages
and they just love to try out their English.
Informed by this research, some identified trends that are shaping the 21st century language classroom are outdated practices such as: (1) Vague, hollow promises that can't be proven; (2) Saying that learning languages
is easy; (3) Authoritative teacher attitudes; (4) Complaining about cutbacks and lack of funding; and (5) Language labs.
Pedagogical reflections on learning languages
in instructed settings.
ON THURSDAY, 23rd October, we celebrated learning languages
with a fun-filled French Day.
The vivid interest shown in the contest is a clear indication that young people are keen on learning languages
," said the EU's Commissioner for Multilingualism Leonard Orban.
The Lib Dems said: "We've a reputation abroad for not learning languages
but things will only get worse.
There has been a dramatic drop in the numbers of students learning languages
since the Government made language learning optional past the age of 14.
Despite a gift for learning languages
, his father never graduated from high school and spent the postwar years reupholstering furniture, Moreno said.
Kirsty Dornan, aged eight, and Jack Kirkwood, aged nine, enjoy learning languages
at the school.
Sue Carter, head of languages at Whitchurch High, said: 'The hope is that by making it a positive experience, youngsters will be more responsive when they start learning languages
at secondary school.