Australia needs to break out of its language cocoon: opinion piece by George Quinn in the Canberra Times

In an opinion piece published in the Canberra Times of 27 February, 2012, BBI (ACT) chair George Quinn argues that rising prosperity in Asian nations gives a boost to the currency of Asian languages. Command of English is no longer enough for business to take full advantage of the opportunities that Asia’s rapid growth is opening up. To combat English language complacency, Australia needs to provide better support for in-country language study. Read the full text of the article at: . http://www.canberratimes.com.au/opinion/australia-needs-to-break-out-of-language-cocoon-20120226-1tw8z.html .

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