Saturday, March 14, 2015

Monolingual Myopia

Don't fall into the "monolingual myopia" trap.  American students are making a mistake by opting out of foreign language courses....


"The reality of the 21st century job market is that Americans will be competing for a job where, with other competencies being equal, they will be compared to a multilingual candidate."

"" ltimately, I fear U.S. students may not be receiving the counsel that they need when selecting their courses. The schools and colleges themselves are failing America’s young if they let students slip through their education in an English cocoon. "    Read more:

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/world-report/2015/03/12/american-students-opting-out-of-foreign-languages-are-making-a-mistak
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