June 11, 2010, Newsletter Issue #84: Learning a Foreign Language Can Make You More Articulate

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Language scholars have known for a long time that studying a foreign language can give you insights into your own language. Now some middle school and high school English Departments are taking a novel approach. Some schools are now offering "English" credit to students who study a foreign language. While counterintuitive, it turns out that students who study a foreign language learn basic principles of grammar as part of a foreign language far more effectively than when they are taught them directly.

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