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We envision an America

…where it’s just normal to be bilingual, and where most people are.

…more capable of listening to people outside of our borders—in their native languages—and connecting with them at a deeper level.

…where monolingualism, like illiteracy in the 19th and 20th centuries, is viewed as something to be reduced and eventually eliminated.

…where universal bilingualism and biliteracy is the next step in the long arc of American educational attainment.

  • Buds of Bilingualism

43. Buds of Bilingualism

43. Buds of Bilingualism None of us can master every language, but we can all learn phrases that extend a symbolic hand in greeting and say, “To show I respect you, and therefore your language, I’ll try to speak a few words of it.” No matter how poor the result linguistically, you’ve often made a [...]

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