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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 48. Is there a Language Crisis in the United States?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38168


This chapter highlights the fact that there is a serious language problem in the United States. The effectiveness of world language education is considered an issue in the first place. Thus, in order to produce capable, well-educated, bilingual professionals the US is considered to benefit from serious investment in training.

Chapter Contributors

  • Julie Tetel-Andresen ( - jtetel) 'Duke University'