Sunday, 16 Dec 2018

Iran forbids English lesson for Primary Schools


Iran forbids English lesson for Primary SchoolsIran forbids English lesson for Primary Schools -  Islamic leaders in Iran says if learning foreign languages ??at school is beginning to pave the way for a 'cultural invasion' of the West.

This decision was well received by Education Officials in Iran and began applying his country forbidding elementary school students to learn English. This is done, so that young generation in Iran is not affected by foreign countries.

The head of the State Board of Higher Education, Mehdi Navid-Adham, quoted by Al Arabiya website on Monday, January 8, 2018 says, "To teaching of English language in government and non-government elementary schools in the official curriculum is against the law and regulation, which is appropriate for students to learn Iranian culture. "

Furthermore, Mehdi said English lessons in Iran are usually presented in secondary schools, ie at the age of 12 to 14 years. English lessons should not be in children under age.

Previously the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, voiced his anger in 2016. Iranian authorities often warn of the dangers of foreign cultural invasions.

"English teaching has spread to primary schools, which does not mean a complete refusal to learn a foreign language, but this is a foreign cultural promotion in this country," he said.

Since Sunday yesterday, an announcement of an elementary-level English language ban has been widely circulated on Iranian social media videos.



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