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Media: BBC: Will the Olympics help languages?

Submitter: Karen Chung

Submitter Email: karchung@ntu.edu.tw
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition

Media Body: The BBC Website Saturday, 9 July, 2005

Will the Olympics help languages?
By Mike Baker

Clearly it should encourage sport in schools but perhaps it could also
provide a desperately needed boost to improve our dreadful international
record in learning foreign languages?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4665411.stm


Karen Chung
http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://lists.topica.com/lists/phonetics/
Issue Number: 16.2175
Date Posted: July 15, 2005