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As native-speaking Germans they would have a natural advantage but might require some training.
German society as a whole would improve its productivity and better integrate the "left behind" groups into society.
It's a plan that I would spend more time developing maybe to propose as some sort of subsidised business plan but I would require some help.
In Germany, there is a thriving tutoring business for people's children as children are still separated rather early into various streams for either university or trade school.
Much of this is based on how well the child speaks German.
I was listening to a podcast about how to learn a foreign language and the podcaster was listing this as a new way to learn and this gave me this idea.
NOW, I would require some help in the following please:
Maybe Eurotrib can become some sort of activists' hatchery as well as a blog. Wouldn't that be something?
This is different from extra instruction in a school context; for that you would need to address the Länder individually.
The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman
Is there some sort of site with existing government subsidies, do you know?
I know several countries that have this.
I am pretty excited about this. It's nice to act, not just talk.
Whether this could translate into a language lab with screen and cameras internet-linked into a native speaker who isn't trained in language tutoring...sounds like a stretch. But if there is a way to get someone trained up quickly into a program...perhaps you are onto something.
Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.
Frank Delaney ~ Ireland
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
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