How Language Aids Global Citizenship

Image by SaraSmo / CC BY-SA 2.0

Image by SaraSmo / CC BY-SA 2.0

Not too long ago the world, to many, seemed a very large place. If you were living in Europe, it was almost unheard of to travel across to Australia and likewise, if you were living in Asia, it was quite unlikely that you’d end up in America.

However, with the invention of passenger airplanes, the increasing network of long-distance train and bus travel and the growing wealth of much of the first world population, it has now become easier than ever to cross the boundaries from one country to another and experience sights, sounds, smells

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