RESEARCHING LANGUAGE-IN-EDUCATION POLICY AT HUE INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE
AbstractSince the issue of the project Teaching and learning foreign languages in the national educational system for 2008-2020 period urged the colleges and universities in Vietnam to reform their language educational programs. Within this context, The Project of Foreign Language Education at Hue Industrial College for 2012-2020 period was born. The current research aims to analyze the language-in-education policy at this institution. The analysis also implies some pedagogical implications for feasible implementation of the language teaching and learning policies at Hue Industrial College.
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