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Unformatted text preview: communicate with foreign nations, but being able to speak the foreign language also has the ability to put said foreign nations at ease and help them to feel more comfortable. For example, I would hate to go to China because most of the citizens there speak Chinese. I do not. Therefore I would feel really uncomfortable, and on edge not being able to understand what was happening around me. Being bilingual is becoming the norm as more people immigrate to the United States. By teaching our children foreign languages and helping them to become bilingual, or at least conversational, we up the learning curve. We give our children the advantage of communicating outside of their comfort zone. References (1995-2010 Bilingualism in politics in the United States) Retrieved from http://www.sbgglobal.com/political-betting/bilingualism-in-politics-in-the-united-states (2009, MWolk.com) Retrieved from http://mwolk.com/blog/bilingualism-in-politics/...
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- Spring '10
- Immigration to the United States, President of the United States, Language education, official language movement