With the increased teaching of English around the globe, world languages are dying at a rate of one every 14 days. In her classic talk from TEDxDubai, Patricia Ryan -- an English speaker who has lived and taught in Arabic countries for over 30 years -- argues that the focus on English is limiting creative thought. If one language can express thoughts that others can’t, why do we insist on equating intelligence with knowledge of English?
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