Monday, October 5, 2015

Should Americans Be Required to Learn a Second Language

Here are a few resources to get you started in writing your argumentative essay that answers:

"Should Americans Be Required to Learn a Second Language?"

Articles:

Bilingual Education Does Not Help Students - Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Bilingual Education Is Detrimental to Everyone

US Students Trail Global Peers in Foreign Language Learning

The United States Benefits from Multilingual Americans



Websites:

National Association of Bilingual Education

Videos:

The Advantages of Learning a Second Language

Works Cited:

Beale, Lewis. "US Students Trail Global Peers in Foreign Language Learning." Do Schools Prepare Students for a Global Economy? Ed. Judeen Bardos. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012. At Issue. Rpt. from "U.S. Students Hurting in Foreign Languages." Miller-McCune 17 May 2010. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 5 Oct. 2015.

Collins, Greg. "Bilingual Education Does Not Help Students." Should the United States Be Multilingual? Ed. Amy Francis. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2011. At Issue. Rpt. from "Bilingual Consequences." Massachusetts Daily Collegian 5 Apr. 2007. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 5 Oct. 2015.

"National Association for Bilingual Education." Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2014. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 5 Oct. 2015.

"The Advantages Of Learning a Second Language." NYTimes.com Video Collection 2015. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 5 Oct. 2015.