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  2. Language education by region - Wikipedia

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    Practices in language education vary significantly by region. Firstly, the languages being learned differ; in the United States, Spanish is the most popular language to be learned, whereas the most popular languages to be learned in Australia are German, French, Italian and Mandarin Chinese. Also, teaching methods tend to differ by region.

  3. List of most commonly learned second languages in the United ...

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    The tables below provide a list of second languages most frequently taught in American schools and colleges. They reflect the popularity of these languages in terms of the total number of enrolled students in the United States .

  4. Language education - Wikipedia

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    Language education – the process and practice of teaching a second or foreign language – is primarily a branch of applied linguistics, but can be an interdisciplinary field. [1] [2] There are four main learning categories for language education: communicative competencies, proficiencies, cross-cultural experiences, and multiple literacies.

  5. Languages of Belize - Wikipedia

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    e. The major languages spoken in Belize include English, Spanish and Kriol, all three spoken by more than 40% of the population. Mayan languages are also spoken in certain areas, as well as German. [1] English is the official language and the primary language of public education, though spoken natively by a minority of people as a first language.

  6. Bilingual education - Wikipedia

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    Bilingual education. In bilingual education, students are taught in two (or more) languages. [1] It is distinct from learning a second language as a subject because both languages are used for instruction in different content areas like math, science, and history. The time spent in each language depends on the model.

  7. Cambridge English: Young Learners - Wikipedia

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    Cambridge English: Young Learners, also known as Young Learners English Tests ( YLE ), is a suite of English language tests specially designed for children in primary and lower-secondary school. The tests are provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment (previously known as University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations).

  8. History of the Spanish language - Wikipedia

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    Spanish is now treated as the country's "second language," and over 5 percent of the U.S. population are Spanish-speaking, but most Latino / Hispanic Americans are bilingual or also regularly speak English.

  9. List of languages by total number of speakers - Wikipedia

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    Ethnologue (2023) The following languages are listed as having 45 million or more total speakers in the 26th edition of Ethnologue published in 2023. [4] This section does not include entries that Ethnologue identifies as macrolanguages encompassing all their respective varieties, such as Arabic, Lahnda, Persian, Malay, Pashto, and Chinese .