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Column - Should students have to learn a foreign language?

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Should study of a foreign language be required in high school or college?

I used to think so; now I'm not so sure.

After all, how many foreign-language students go on to advanced study of a language to become fluent enough to use that language in their lives? Most who took a year or two of a language can remember only a phrase or two of what they learned.

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