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Patricia Ryan: Don't insist on English!

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Uploaded on Mar 31, 2011

http://www.ted.com At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world's focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It's a passionate defense of translating and sharing ideas.

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