Classes for Nothing, Language Lessons for Free

By Craig Stone — July 14, 2006 1 min read
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This National Public Radio audio feature reports on a language course with a difference. The Pentagon, specifically the Department of Defense, is footing the bill for language courses that are specifically developed to teach the native language of countries that are seen as a threat to the United States. The classes are being offered at Howard University in Washington D.C., and the reaction of students is, well, mixed.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.