Second-Language Skills for All?: Analyzing a Proposed Language Requirement for U.S. Air Force Officers

Second-Language Skills for All?: Analyzing a Proposed Language Requirement for U.S. Air Force Officers

by Chaitra M. Hardison, Louis W. Miller, Jennifer J. Li, Amber N. Schroeder
     
 

In an effort to determine the feasibility of requiring all Air Force officers to attain a specific level of proficiency in a second language, the authors conducted a survey of current Air Force officers. The results suggest that such a requirement is not currently feasible. However, it would instead be desirable to offer incentives for a variety of efforts made

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In an effort to determine the feasibility of requiring all Air Force officers to attain a specific level of proficiency in a second language, the authors conducted a survey of current Air Force officers. The results suggest that such a requirement is not currently feasible. However, it would instead be desirable to offer incentives for a variety of efforts made toward achieving proficiency, both before and after commissioning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833060341
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
11/16/2012
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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