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A '''foreign language''' is a [[language]] which is not one's [[mother tongue]].
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A '''foreign language''' is a [[language]] which is not one's [[mother tongue]] and also is not the main language of the country the person lives in.
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For example, a Maori speaking child will learn English at school, not as a foreign language, but as the national language of New Zealand. Most Maoris are bilingual because of this.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:06, 10 January 2014

A foreign language is a language which is not one's mother tongue and also is not the main language of the country the person lives in.

For example, a Maori speaking child will learn English at school, not as a foreign language, but as the national language of New Zealand. Most Maoris are bilingual because of this.

See also

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