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Public sector primary schools

Is EYL taught as an official part of the curriculum in public sector primary schools? No

Private sector primary schools

Is there a significant number of these schools? Yes
What percentage of primary age children attends them? Not stated
What differences in EYL provision exist from public sector primary schools? There is no public sector EYL provision
What materials do they use for EYL? Not stated

Private language schools

Is there a significant number of these schools? Yes - Culturas inglesas, LAURELS franchises, US binational centres
How many Young Learners take private language school classes? Not stated
How many hours of English do they typically offer? 2.5 per week
Is there any perceived conflict between public school and private language school provision in EYL? N/A
What materials do they use for EYL? Imported UK and US textbooks

Private tuition for Young Learners

Is there private tuition for primary age children? Not on a significant scale

Date information collected: 1999

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