How seriously does Australia take the learning of Asian languages?

Ear to Asia by Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne

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For Australia, proficiency in the languages of its major Asian trading partners can yield important insights into what makes those societies and economies tick. But does Australia possess the linguistic skills for deep engagement with the region? And what will it take to get more Australians to take up Asian languages? Prof Melissa Crouch and Dr Lewis Mayo join presenter Ali Moore to examine the opportunities and challenges in learning the languages of Asia.

An Asia Institute podcast.

Produced and edited by Profactual - the Podcasting Specialists.

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