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Stein-Smith, Kathleen

The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit

Stein-Smith, Kathleen - The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. The Extent and Impact of the U.S. Foreign Language Deficit

1. The Current Status of Languages in the United States
Kathleen Stein-Smith

2. The Extent and Impact of the U.S. Foreign Language Deficit
Kathleen Stein-Smith

3. The Career Connection—Foreign Languages as a Career Asset: The Importance of Foreign Language Knowledge and Intercultural Competence
Kathleen Stein-Smith

Part II. Foreign Language Learning

4. The Importance of Foreign Language Skills in International Education and Education for Global Citizenship
Kathleen Stein-Smith

5. A Brief History of Foreign Language Learning in the United States
Kathleen Stein-Smith

6. Developing Foreign Language Capacity in the U.S.—Heritage Language and Immersion Programs
Kathleen Stein-Smith

Part III. The Campaign for Foreign Languages

7. Addressing the U.S. Foreign Language Deficit—The Campaign for Foreign Languages
Kathleen Stein-Smith

8. Current Trends—Multilingualism as a Global Trend
Kathleen Stein-Smith

9. Challenges—Getting Students Interested in Foreign Languages and Keeping them Interested
Kathleen Stein-Smith

10. Encouraging Signs—Advocacy, Biliteracy, and Creativity
Kathleen Stein-Smith

11. The Resurgence of Foreign Languages in the U.S.
Kathleen Stein-Smith

12. Conclusions and Future Directions—From the Foreign Language Deficit to Foreign Languages 2.0
Kathleen Stein-Smith

Keywords: Linguistics, Language Policy and Planning, Language Education, Education Economics, Education Policy, Multilingualism

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319341590
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-34158-3

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