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Foreign and second language teaching in the USSR.

E. Glyn Lewis

Foreign and second language teaching in the USSR.

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Published by The British Council in London .
Written in English


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SeriesETIC occasional paper -- no.1
ContributionsEnglish-Teaching Information Centre.
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Open LibraryOL13962184M

  Russian was compulsary second language with 4–5 classes per week for non Russian secondary schools across the Soviet Union. All of other subjects have been taught in the respective national languages of the individual Soviet republics, like Lithua.


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The last three sections provide comments on the results of language teaching overall, a brief discussion of bilingual and multilingual approaches and overall conclusions regarding the USSR’s language teaching strengths and weaknesses.

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