23 - America the Bilingual podcast Season 2 - In case you thought Latin was dead


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How has a presumably dead language become such a disruptor? Because Latin certainly seems to be just that. It’s one of the most frequently taught languages in American schools. It’s a language that few speak and yet can help people think. And it’s been shown to be effective in strengthening English literacy. Who knew? In this episode, you’ll meet two Latinists who make their living by teaching the language, and one who makes his living by allowing Latin to teach him. The America the Bilingual podcast is part of the Lead with Languages campaign of ACTFL?—?The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. This episode was written by Mim Harrison and edited by Fernando Hernández (who also does our sound design and mixing). Check out the rest of our cast at America the Bilingual-dot-com, including Carlos Plaza, Beckie Rankin, and especially our bark-lingual mutt, Chet. Music in this episode was with a Creative Commons Attribution License by: Kevin Macleod - Quasi Motion http://freemusicarchive.org/music/kevin_macleod/global_sampler/quasi_motion The rest of the music is licensed from Epidemic Sound.

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