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At what age should children start learning a foreign language in school?

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Poll Results: 2,195 votes
56%
Immediately: preschool/kindergarten
 
25%
1st to 4th grade
 
9%
5th to 8th grade
 
4%
High school
 
3%
Other (explain)
 
2%
Never
 
1%
Not until college
 



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Darren Woolsey
Monday May 25, 2015, 3:37 PM


As early as is practicable.

Magdalena J.
Friday May 22, 2015, 12:38 AM


Thank you!

Paulo Reeson
Tuesday May 19, 2015, 1:11 AM


Right away

Beth O'Brien
Saturday May 16, 2015, 11:24 PM


kindergarten

Miki w.
Saturday May 16, 2015, 6:13 AM


as soon as possible, my son speaks 3 fluently now

Natasha Salgado
Monday May 11, 2015, 9:33 AM


1st-4th grade

Justin Shapiro
Monday May 11, 2015, 3:41 AM


As early as possible

Anne M.
Saturday May 9, 2015, 5:27 AM


1st to 4th class.

MJ J.
Friday May 8, 2015, 6:11 AM


How about before starting school? I had my daughter in French lessons at age 5

Debbie Phillips
Friday May 8, 2015, 2:25 AM


It has been proven that children learn language better than adults, and once you have a second language it becomes easier to learn more languages. Children should learn a second language as soon as they can talk.



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