Read “Mexico wants its kids speaking English as well as Spanish within 20 years” at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/03/15/mexico-wants-its-kids-speaking-english-as-well-as-spanish-within-20-years/?utm_term=.55cb02d8c060 about a trend spanning from Mexico to Central and South America. I observed such initiatives in person in several countries. Considering the bilingual country of Canada, the USA will be the only country left to promote monolingualism….
Although bilingualism in America is on the rise, we as a country are still highly monolingual in comparison to the rest of the world. How can we as educators promote bilingualism in our classrooms?
The definition of bilingual and multilingual is often misunderstood. This article focuses on the use of 2 languages verses perfect fluency in both.