Across the globe: Languages



by Marcus Thuillier, The Guardian-University of California, San Diego, April 14, 2016

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In a global economy, Mass. lags in teaching foreign languages

BostonGlobeAprilby James Vaznis, The Boston Globe, April 4, 2016

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Dual-language classes for kids grow in popularity

by Janet Adamy, The Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2016 Link to post: … [Continue reading]

700 Reasons for studying languages


"700 Reasons for Studying Languages" is a report from the UK Subject Centre for Languages resulting from a research project which was carried out between 2003-2004. The research was to support the UK campaign to encourage more people to learn … [Continue reading]

Advocacy Pages by State FL Associations and Districts

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Alabama World Language Association (AWLA) Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) California Language Teachers' Association (CLTA) Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CT COLT) Florida Foreign Language Association … [Continue reading]

Position Statements

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) "Languages as a core component of education for all students", 2013 National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) "Foreign language education for all students", 2002 … [Continue reading]

College Pages: Why study foreign languages?

Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Foreign Languages and Literatures Berea College, Berea, KY, Foreign Languages Program Duke University, Durham, NC, Languages at Duke Queensborough Community College, New York, NY, Foreign Languages at QCC Salem … [Continue reading]

Learning world languages and cultures in California: A stimulus for academic and economic success


Learning World Languages and Cultures in California: A Stimulus for Academic and Economic Success is a policy report published by the California Foreign Language Project in 2009. It details facts Full Report, 60pp [PDF] Executive Summary [PDF] … [Continue reading]

The study abroad advantage


by Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Education, February 1, 2016 Link to post … [Continue reading]


"A man who does not know a foreign language is ignorant of his own." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) [Wer fremde Sprachen nicht kennt, weiß nichts von seiner eigenen.] "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to … [Continue reading]

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