Americans need to learn foreign languages

Language education in the United States does not prepare students for life in globally connected world.

The unexplored effects of learning a foreign language

The primary benefit of taking a foreign language course is not becoming fluent in a second language; it is actually to improve your grasp on your native language.

Losing your edge for learning languages

Columnist Karen Podorefsky point out the flaws in our country’s school system when it comes to teaching foreign language.