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The attitudes of the pupils towards modern languages in the primary school (MLPS) in Scotland

Tierney, Daniel and Gallastegi, Lore (2011) The attitudes of the pupils towards modern languages in the primary school (MLPS) in Scotland. Education 3-13, 39 (5). pp. 483-498. ISSN 0300-4279

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Abstract

This article considers the attitudes of pupils aged 9–11 years in Scotland towards their learning of a foreign language in primary school. It also considers their perception of difficulty, what they tell us causes them difficulty, their language preferences and the reasons for these. The article identifies any significant differences between boys and girls in these areas.