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Learning Another Language Changes Everything

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U.S. Demand for Languages


of Americans speak a language other than English at home.


of U.S. employers demand multilingual talent in their workforce.


U.S. states report a shortage of language educators.

Programs & Initiatives

Public Education

Language education is critical to our collective future. Our efforts ensure that those outside the profession fully understand its value.

Scholarships & Awards

Language teachers are underpaid and under-funded. We support and recognize educators to help fill those gaps.


LCF supports and shares broadly the results of cutting-edge language education research initiatives.

The Latest in Multilingualism

Celebrating the 2024 Regional Language Teachers of the Year

Announced this spring at the five regional conferences across the country, Amanda Beck, Carlos Salinas, Kei Tsukamaki, Bertha Delgadillo, and Sara Lee have been named Regional Teachers of the Year for CSC, NECTFL, PNCFL, SCOLT, and SWCOLT.

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5 Questions for a Cantonese-Speaking Medical Interpreter

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY student and future nurse Elsie shares about her current professional role, provides advice for fellow language learners, and reflects on her recent court interpreting internship.

Language Learning Tips from a Student of Korean

Stony Brook University psychology major and LCF Student Ambassador Evangeline shares her best language learning strategies for fellow students.

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Language learning opens doors, strengthens communities, and boosts the economy. As a champion of language education, your support empowers others.


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