700 Reasons: Reason #67

Reason: 67
Knowledge in non-European languages will become an important economic and political asset. We need to be plurilingual and have English as only one of the languages
Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (2002) Why should linguistic diversity be maintained and supported in Europe? Some arguments (Strasbourg: Council of Europe)
Related Keywords:
Diversity, Economic, social and political dimension, Global English, Less Widely Used and Lesser Taught (LWULT) Languages, Multilingualism