Is the U.S. falling behind the rest of the world in language education?
Dr. Tara Fortune shares her perspective on how the U.S. stacks up with the rest of the world on language education. Her response provides the kind of nuance often lacking in this discussion, and we think you’ll enjoy it.
According to the prestigious Instituto Cervantes, the U.S.A. has become the second largest Spanish-speaking nation. Our 41 million native Spanish speakers and 11.6 million bilinguals have moved the United States past Colombia and Spain, leaving us second only to Mexico. add.a.lingua’s Stephanie Irizarry reviewed the… Read More
Could you guess how many living languages there are? How about which language has the most native speakers? The Washington Post’s Rick Noack and Lazaro Gamio help make visual sense of the world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts. Their maps are a treasure trove for multilinguals and those generally… Read More