World Language teachers definitely know the importance and value of learning another language. Sometimes our love of the subject is not enough to express that importance to others. Here are some of my favorite resources to help talk to administrators, community members, parents and students. At the bottom I linked my favorite You Tube videos that are high interest to students.
You Tube Videos: Why Learn a Language. These are very short and good when there are a few minutes left in class. Berlitz has many great videos. Be sure to preview them first, some are inappropriate (not these ones):
Do You Speak English I tell students this is how you may be treated if you don’t try to speak even a little of the native language.
I am sure there is a lot more out there. Share what great resources you have.