Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 25th Oct 2009 12:51 UTC
Editorial A couple of years ago, a professor at my university had a very interesting thought exchange with the class I was in. We were a small group, and I knew most of them, they were my friends. Anyway, we had a talk about language purism - not an unimportant subject if you study English in The Netherlands.
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RE[2]: OT: Wrong about Americans
by zlynx on Tue 27th Oct 2009 01:57 UTC in reply to "RE: OT: Wrong about Americans"
zlynx
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2005-07-20

A foreign language is a US high school requirement. I distinctly remember being forced to choose between a year of French or Spanish in 1991.

This may vary between school districts. I couldn't say.

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Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

Currently in California at least, it's either a year of foreign language or two years of visual/performing arts.

I went the visual arts path. Only know do I wish I had taken a language instead.

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