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I Know English! Foreign Language For What?

Why should we bother learning foreign langauges when “English is fast becoming the world’s universal language and instant translation technology is improving every year?”

Linguist and a Columbia professor John McWhorter shares four mysteriously attractive benefits of learning an ‘unfamiliar tongue’ on TED Talks Listen up! You might need to say ‘bom dia’ [bong-deer] to someone the day you visit Mozambique.

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