Foreign Language Requirements Lead to Multilingualism – Language Magazine
July 23, 2015
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“Comparative study of U.S. and Europe shows correlation between language requirements and multilingualism
A Pew Research Center study on foreign language education in the U.S. compared to Europe points out that while the U.S. has no foreign language requirement mandated by the federal government, most European countries require that young pupils begin learning a second, and in many cases a third, language before high school. Such language requirements foster a culture of multilingualism, whereas on U.S. soil, monolingualism apparently prevails.”
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