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Obama Foreign Language

Obama Impresses State Dept. Staff With His Indonesian (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama put on a bilingual display today while visiting the State Department. Obama, who lived in Indonesia from 1967 to 1971, until the age of t...

Why Foreign Language Education Matters

Rep. Rush Holt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Rush Holt

It is no exaggeration to say that bolstering foreign language education for ensuing generations is vital to our nation's economic and national security.

Obama's Right: More Americans Should Learn a Second Language

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Whether it's learning Chinese, a language critical to future global commerce, or Spanish, the most widely spoken language in the U.S. after English, as a nation we need to get going