Why Americans don’t study foreign languages and what we can do about that
Article first published online: 11 APR 2002
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New Directions for Higher Education
Special Issue: Internationalizing Higher Education: Building Vital Programs on Campuses
Volume 2002, Issue 117, pages 45–52, Spring 2002
How to Cite
Sigsbee, D. L. (2002), Why Americans don’t study foreign languages and what we can do about that. New Directions for Higher Education, 2002: 45–52. doi: 10.1002/he.46
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2002
- Article first published online: 11 APR 2002
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Foreign language training in U.S. higher education is not structured to produce students who are fluent and proficient, but blueprints exist that, if used to build foreign language programs, would enable students to be fluent and proficient in a foreign language.