Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Top News — Kathy’s Current Open Access Publications and Activities

In response to requests for links to my current open access publications and activities, I am happy to provide the links below.

Bonne lecture!  🙂

Languages do matter!

In alphabetical order —

Articles —

“Academic Libraries and Career Information.” Strategic Library May 15, 2015. Subscription only

“Cross-Sector Collaboration Promises Progress.” Language Magazine February 2015.

“French Advocacy” (letter). Language Magazine August 2014. page 8. (may take a few minutes to load)

“Kathy Stein-Smith presented at the NAFSA Conference.”  4 June 2015.

“Repaving the Campaign Trail.” Language Magazine June 2014.

“Tongue-Tied Americans: Overcoming the U.S. Foreign Language Deficit.”
FDU Magazine, Winter/Spring 2014, @ pp. 26-29.

“The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit and Languages for Specific Purposes.” JLSP: The Journal of Languages for Specific Purposes March 2014. Full text @ Peer-reviewed.

“The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit, Language Enterprise, and Languages for Specific Purposes.” JLSP: The Journal of Languages for Specific Purposes March 2015. Full text @ Peer-reviewed

“The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit, the Language Enterprise, and The Campaign for Foreign Languages” Accepted for publication in the July 2015 issue of JLTR: The Journal of Language Teaching and Research.

TEDx —

“The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit – What It Is; Why It Matters; and What We Can Do About It.” TEDx talk at Fairleigh Dickinson University, September 21, 2013.
Many Languages One World Essay Contest & Global Youth Forum — ELS Educational Services and the United Nations Academic Impact —

Conducted the French Language Proficiency Interviews in May 2014 and served as the French Language group Facilitator at the Forum, assisting the students prepare their presentations at Adelphi University and accompanying the group to the UN General Assembly where they presented on June 27, 2014.

Many Languages One World — Global Youth Forum on YouTube @ Featured in the classroom with the French language group at 1:53

 Webinar — National Organization of Business Language Educators (NOBLE)  How Foreign Languages Can Give You the Professional Edge. October 21, 2014.  View the webinar and the Powerpoint @

Featured in —

“Kathy Stein-Smith at the United Nations.”  FDU Global Education Gateway 12 July 2014.

Cited in —

McNair Scholars Group 4:  Lingo Ladies. The Benefits of a Second Language Requirement in K-12 Education.

Rosetta Stone Language Learning Suite for Higher Education.


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