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Meet Heike Papenthin, Language Advisor for German at ILEP in New Zealand. Heike has learned many languages, and has made a career of her passion, first lecturing in Japan on the German language, now advising on the teaching and learning of German in New Zealand. Heike talks about the value of immersion experiences, the on-going, lifelong nature of language learning, and shares her standpoint that language learning should be compulsory and should start as early as possible, in order to prepare the next generation for life in the 21st Century.
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