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Languages, local businesses and the community: an international prospective Jérôme Lestienne Principal Teacher of Modern Languages Elgin Academy, Moray Glasgow, Tuesday 25 th May 2010
"Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages." David Barry (1947- ), American writer and humorist “ If English is supposed to be the lingua franca, how come there’s no word in English for lingua franca?” source unknown “ Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.” Abbie Hoffman