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Access to Foreign Languages in Second-level Schools

by  Mary Ruane
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Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

January 1990

Paperback / softback

Number of pages: 124

ISBN: 9780901714862

This research report from 1990 considers the prominence of languages in second level school curricula. It reveals that, despite improvements in foreign language participation in Ireland, many Irish schools still do not regard languages as core subjects. Mary Ruane scrutinizes the provision pattern of languages in the second-level sector, and presents policy-makers with a clear agenda for an effective foreign language teaching programme.

About the authors

Mary Ruane

Mary Ruane is the former director of the Applied Language Centre at University College Dublin and has served as president of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics. She is the author of Access to Foreign Languages in Second-level Schools (1990).