Journal article

Uncle Sam and Mr Unz

JOSEPH LO BIANCO

English Today | Cambridge University Press (CUP) | Published : 2004

Abstract

In the United States today, two developments – concern for national security and the concerns of private citizens – have catapulted languages onto the national policy agenda. The first requires more Americans to learn foreign languages while the second seeks to ban bilingual education. ‘Uncle Sam wants you to learn a foreign language!’