What are the challenges to maintaining national linguistic diversity? — Globally relevant lessons from heritage language education in the U.S.

If a country wants to maintain its linguistic diversity, it has to respond to the challenges of teaching heritage languages. “Heritage languages” (HLs) and “heritage language learners” are not well defined terms, but they can be understood as the languages of indigenous peoples, immigrants, and other linguistically minoritized groups. The day before posting this, IContinue reading “What are the challenges to maintaining national linguistic diversity? — Globally relevant lessons from heritage language education in the U.S.”