Re: American Jingoism
|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 18, 2002, 17:48|
From: "Danny Wier" <dawier@...>
| I went to a parochial (Episcopal) elementary school, and they taught Spanish,
| though in a half-assed way. In Texas (it was this way in the late 1980s, don't
| know about now), the requirements for an advanced track or honors diploma is
| years of a modern language*. I took French, since most people took Spanish.
| for the regular diploma, there is (or was) no foreign language requirement.
I remember now that the languages offered by large high schools were usually
Spanish, French and German -- but mine (which was just moved down from Class 5-A
to Class 4-A in football/basketball) didn't offer German.
Do You Yahoo!?
Get your free @yahoo.com address at http://mail.yahoo.com