Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Monthly Archives: August 2019

Kathy’s newest book, The Gift of Languages: Paradigm Shift in U.S. Foreign Language Education,” translated into French and Spanish!

I am delighted to share that my newest book, “The Gift of Languages: Paradigm Shift in U.S. Foreign Language Education,” has been translated into French and Spanish.

Special thanks to co-author, Fabrice Jaumont, and to the translators!  🙂Translations

It is my hope that our message, which is close to my heart — the importance of language learning and intercultural understanding for all our children — will be read by even more language supporters and stakeholders.

In keeping with the spirit of our work, I would be more than happy to discuss these issues, which are so important both locally and globally, with any French-language or Spanish-language readers en français or en español!

Read more @ https://calec.org/

Languages do matter!

 

Over 17,000 views for my article, “Foreign language classes becoming more scarce,” in The Conversation — thank you all!

Over 17,000 views — thank you all!

The time is now — for a resurgence of foreign language learning and use in the US.

Read more @ https://theconversation.com/foreign-language-classes-becoming-more-scarce-102235?fbclid=IwAR2zCC7epc4piO6NWZ-JVGwFSRjK4A7HkAu0dO8xpyEnpQGpoiabvH79deo

Languages do matter!