Editor’s Note: This post is best viewed on the original website EducatorsRLearners I was reading r/MapPorn and saw the image below: As fate would have it, the very first comment was from Guridkt who said, “I’d like to see asia too, i wonder if there’s a map of that. (sic)” So would I, so lets do it. About the Data This map is based on data published by the US Foreign Service Institute and, according to their website, it is based on the institutes’ “70 years of experience in teaching languages to U.
I am tasked with explaining incredibly complex things to people who do not have a lot of time. Consequently, using visuals has been a life saver. One day I was visiting a school explaining the Common Eurpoean Framework of Reference for Languages, which, in a nutshell, describes what language learners can do at different levels of proficiency AND the number of hours it takes for them to progress to each level.