Foreign Language in the Elementary School (FLES) is an umbrella term for pullout-type programs in which students have a language class for a designated number of minutes per week.
What does FLES stand for?
FLES stands for Foreign Language in the Elementary School
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We have 2 other meanings of FLES in our Acronym Attic
- flexible letterpress stamping
- Free Libresoft Educational Quizbowl (tournament)
- Family Law Education Reform (project)
- Functional Location and Equipment Register
- Florida Local Environmental Resource Agencies, Inc. (Tallahassee, FL)
- Family Life Education Resource Centre (Hong Kong)
- Farm-Level Economic Risk Model (economic analysis)
- Forum des Laboratoires Européens de Recherche Routière
- Fonds Local Emploi Solidarité (French: Local Employment Solidarity Fund)
- Foreign Language Early Start
- Français Langue Étrangère et Seconde (French: French Foreign and Second Language)
- Frontal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery
- Fuzzy Logic Expert System (computing)
- Forestland Evaluation and Site Assessment (New Hampshire)
- Food Law Enforcement Service Plan
- Finland Latvia Estonia Summer Time (time zone)
- Financial Literacy Education Training (UN)
- Finland Latvia Estonia Time (time zones)
- Flowline End Termination (offshore industry)
- Foreign Literature in English Translation (various universities)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In order to reveal the facility with which one can implement a TAR project, to demonstrate the crucial value of results obtained from such work, and encourage more teachers to view themselves as researchers, a foreign language in the elementary school (FLES) teacher, as a part of a graduate course I teach on Foreign Language methods, conducted a Teacher Action Research project with her third, fourth, and filth grade students.
Foreign Language in the Elementary School programs present the foreign language as a distinct subject, usually 3 to 5 times a week; students learn to speak the language.