Aspects of Learning a Second Language in School

Describe whether learning a second language in school (primary and high school) helped your fluency in that language.

In South African schools, learners are required to learn two languages, a first language and a second additional language. Describe your experiences regarding foreign language learning and how they are supported or contradicted by the theories and current literature, e.g., Lenneberg’s Critical Period Hypothesis theory. Remember to use the material in the lectures on the learn to provide the answer.