Article Details

Article Details

Modern Languages Principles and Practice

Author: Education Scotland
Publisher: Education Scotland
Date of Publication: 2009
Series Title: Curriculum for Excellence - Principles and Practice

Key message on entitlement

There are no specific input requirements in terms of time allocations. The emphasis in modern languages is on ensuring that each learner achieves an acceptable level of proficiency in the language. This level of proficiency is linked to Basic User Level of the CEFR. The national expectation is that almost all young people study modern languages to the third level as part of their general education for our young people. This may be achieved in different ways. (page 5)


University of Strathclyde Education Scotland British Council Scotland The Scottish Government
SCILT - Scotlands National centre for Languages