When the economy sinks, the Irish turn to German

03/3/2013 | Irish Times (Dublin), The

In this op-ed, writer Derek Scally describes his observations on how the European economy tends to dictate people's attitudes toward languages. When Ireland experiences a downturn, people on the Emerald Isle will scramble to learn German to work in its more prosperous economy. As Scally points out, three German-speaking countries -- Germany, Austria and Switzerland -- have started a campaign to promote the benefits of learning the most-spoken language in Europe no matter the economic environment.

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