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8 Signs of a Quality Foreign Language Program

Find ways to improve your local foreign language program with these tips.

Learning Benefits

The PTA advises that a successful program meets the following criteria:

  • It includes all students. 
  • Parents and community members are involved. 
  • Specific goals are stated and realistic. 
  • Student performance is evaluated based on the goals. 
  • Time schedule, space, and materials accommodate these goals. 
  • Students are encouraged to use the language inside and outside of school. 
  • Teachers are fluent and trained to teach the language. 
  • The program gives students an expanded view of the world.

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