Unlocking Australia's language potential

profiles of 9 key languages in Australia. Spanish

Estela Valverde

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This profile investigates the position of Spanish language learning in the formal and informal Australian education system at all levels. It also identifies the factors which have promoted or inhibited the teaching of Spanish since the implementation of the National Policy on Languages in 1987. Principal author Estela Valverde; contributing authors Sandra Hale and Elizabeth Ramirez.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDeakin, A.C.T.
PublisherNational Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia
Number of pages198
ISBN (Print)9781875578320
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Spanish language--Study and teaching--Australia
  • Language and languages--Study and teaching--Australia
  • Australia--Languages--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers

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