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Report on prioritizing instruction in the LCTLs of East Asia

Professor Michael Lewis (director of the Asian Studies Center at Michigan State University) is coordinating the prioritization of instruction of the languages of East Asia.

Discussions of issues involved in prioritizing the languages of the region were held or are planned at the following meetings:

Read a report of the consensus of the Title VI East Asian directors.

View a demographic table listing numbers of first-language speakers of the LCTLs of East Asia (data derived from the web-version of Grimes, Barbara, ed. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 14th edition, vol. 1 (2000))

View data and other information about East Asian LCTL offerings at Title VI centers, U.S. Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Defense Language Institute, and other institutions in the U.S. from 2001-04.

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