The attitudes of primary pupils towards the four skills in modern languages

Daniel Tierney, Lore Gallastegi

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This article considers the attitudes of pupils in Primary 6 and 7 (aged 9-11 years old) towards activities used in modern language (ML) lessons in Scotland. It explores the pupils’ attitudes to speaking, listening, reading and writing activities as well as differences between genders among the pupils involved in research undertaken in Scotland.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages30
Publication statusUnpublished - 2011
EventEuropean Conference on Educational Research Conference 2011 - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 13 Sep 201116 Sep 2011


ConferenceEuropean Conference on Educational Research Conference 2011
Abbreviated titleECER
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  • language teaching
  • primary schools
  • listening
  • reading
  • writing
  • speaking
  • attitudes
  • gender

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