[lg policy] Fwd: [Edling] Policy needs to change to address the US and UK's language deficits

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 3 18:21:42 UTC 2013


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From: Francis Hult <francis.hult at englund.lu.se>
Date: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 4:42 AM
Subject: [Edling] Policy needs to change to address the US and UK's
language deficits
To: "edling at bunner.geol.lu.se" <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>


 The Guardian



Policy needs to change to address the US and UK's language deficits



Britain and the United States must rapidly increase their number of
competent foreign-language speakers if they are to compete in the global
jobs and services markets of the future – but how best to do it?



Full story:
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/oct/11/global-citizens-language-skills

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