Why are certain languages so-hot-right-now while others have seemingly been relegated to has-been status?
Major world events and the rise (and fall) of economic superstars are dictating what happens in the American language learning landscape. And these changes are happening at a surprisingly fast pace.
Rosetta Stone’s Nicole Wilson joins the conversation on NPR’s On Point where host Tom Ashbrook explores the importance of language learning in the modern economy. The guests examine the state of language education in U.S. schools and universities, as well as the relevance of foreign language proficiency for job performance in the United States and abroad.
Click here to listen: http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/13/foreign-languages-chinese-economy