ASU Program Aims To Highlight Less Studied Languages

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:44am
Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 1:04pm
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Learning a new language is considered a staple of education and personal growth. Sometimes it happens in a classroom or online, and can be essential when traveling to a new place.

But language programs have been slashed around the country and there tends to be a focus on just Spanish, French and German.

A program at Arizona State University is looking to reverse that trend and cement the importance of some less-studied languages such as Macedonian and Armenian. Irina Levin is the new director of the Critical Languages Institute and joined The Show to talk about their goals.

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