Class Struggle: decline of less popular languages


Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 12/30/2009

Foreign language teaching is becoming just Spanish

Most of the rest of the world has made great strides in improving English language instruction. Just because our mother tongue has become the leading language of international discourse doesn't mean we shouldn't be trying to make as many of our citizens as possible bilingual, at least.

By Jay Mathews  |  05:30 AM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jay on the Web | Tags:  Center for Applied Linguistics, decline of less popular languages, foreign language instruction, rise of Spanish