Uni-Lingual Nation

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities

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It’s estimated that more than half of the world speaks two languages, but in the U.S., it’s roughly 10%. I don’t have any room to talk since I don’t speak another language, but I still found this post interesting: 20 Embarrassing Facts about Foreign Language Learning in the U.S.

I know. I know. The link is from a biased source–someone who provides online education, but it’s still something to think about.

I did pretty well in my Spanish class in high school a few decades ago…maybe I should consider not being a typical self-centered American!

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