Why Learn a Second Language?

by Nadra Kareem Nittle,ThoughtCo.com

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College student thinking foreign language with cloud speech over his head while holding a book

Why Learn a Second Language?: Ask an American adult whether she speaks a language
other than English, and you’re likely to get an answer something like this:“I took French in school, but I can’t speak it.” That’s no longer an acceptable response. Not to government leaders worried about the lack of Chinese or Arabic speakers in a post-9/11 world.

For the full article, pick up the September/October 2017 issue of ONYX