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BISAC Subject Headings List, Foreign Language Study
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

Use subjects in this section for works about the languages specified, whether these works are of an instructional, historical, or linguistic nature.  Do not use subjects in this section to indicate the language of a work: works should be classified based on their subject content without regard to the language in which they are written (of course, if a work is about a language and written in that language, a subject in this section should be assigned).

FOR000000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General

FOR001000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / African Languages (see also Swahili)

FOR033000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Ancient Languages (see also Latin)

FOR002000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Arabic

                     FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Australian Languages see Oceanic & Australian Languages

FOR034000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Baltic Languages

FOR029000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Celtic Languages

FOR003000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Chinese

FOR035000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Creole Languages

FOR036000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Czech

FOR004000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Danish

FOR006000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Dutch

FOR007000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language

FOR037000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Finnish

FOR008000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / French

FOR009000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / German

FOR010000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Greek (Modern)

FOR011000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Hebrew

FOR038000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Hindi

FOR012000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Hungarian

FOR030000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Indic Languages

FOR013000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Italian

FOR014000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Japanese

FOR015000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Korean

FOR016000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Latin

FOR017000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Miscellaneous

FOR005000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Multi-Language Dictionaries

FOR018000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Multi-Language Phrasebooks

FOR031000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Native American Languages

FOR039000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Norwegian

FOR032000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Oceanic & Australian Languages

FOR045000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Old & Middle English

FOR040000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Persian

FOR019000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Polish

FOR020000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Portuguese

FOR041000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Romance Languages (Other)

FOR021000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Russian

FOR022000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Scandinavian Languages (Other)

FOR023000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Serbian & Croatian

FOR024000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Slavic Languages (Other)

FOR025000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Southeast Asian Languages (see also Vietnamese)

FOR026000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Spanish

FOR042000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Swahili

FOR043000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Swedish

FOR027000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Turkish & Turkic Languages

FOR044000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Vietnamese

FOR028000  FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Yiddish

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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