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A mobile app to teach foreign languages to Australian school kids

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A new mobile app that helps introduce very young children to foreign languages will soon be available in pre-schools around Australia.

An app that helps introduce very young children to foreign languages will soon be available in pre-schools around Australia. This mobile app is part of a $10 million government trial to encourage Australians to become multilingual. If successful, the Federal Government wants to apply the same model to the so-called STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - which see a high rate of drop-outs in school.