tenet of anthropology is that language is the most important aspect of
culture because it is the primary way that a culture is transmitted. AIR/OMH/DHHS/2002
- 44 million
people in the U.S. speak a language other than English at home.
- More than
300 languages are spoken in the U.S.
- In 5 states,
more than 10% of residents have limited English proficiency (LEP).