Mounting evidence suggests that learning a second language can be the key to a student's success, supporting everything form increased cognitive function to higher rates of success in school and in the careers that come afterward. It's no wonder that parents and schools across the globe are pushing for increased language education.
But not all countries are increasing language learning at the same rate, and they aren't all pushing for the same languages to be taught. In fact, second language acquisition varies widely by country.
Check out the infographic below, presented in partnership with Middlebury Interactive Languages, showing how the U.S. stacks up.