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Bilingual in Chile: An Impossible Dream?

Bilingual in Chile: An Impossible Dream? - Thomas Jerome Baker Daring to Dream.

How does an entire country decide to become bilingual and then implement this in only one generation? This book is an account of that dream and the progress towards its completion in Chile. After reading about the process, I am in awe of such an ambitious program.

The second language Chileans want to become proficient in is English. They believe being able to converse in English will help their country academically and economically. Obviously there will be hurdles to this plan, one of which is,