The impact of globalization on our society has had a profound influence on the ways people teach and learn foreign languages. Following the spread of colonization and the increased need for countries to develop trade relationships, it became more and more common for smaller populations to learn major world languages in order to communicate effectively with larger nations.
By examining the past evolution of language and the current shifting tendencies, we can gain a better understanding of how global cultures impact the way we teach and learn languages around the world. Determining likely future predictions as to how language will continue to be influenced by our changing societies can enable educators to teach effectively and help students learn efficiently. Continue reading “Teaching and Learning Language in the Next Two Decades: Main Predictions”