A great and very observant post from one of my all time favourite bloggers.
Georgia has a fairly fresh-faced drive on, to make English the official 2nd language of the country, when I say fairly fresh-faced, I mean it’s a matter of 2 years really, give or take a few months, since they gave it a name. Which seems like a lot of time, but really no time at all. How is it possible to measure the improvement of the English situation in Georgia over such a short space of time?
I have been mulling over it, trying to think of a logical way to determine whether there is a marked improvement or not. My obsessive brain wants to see pretty colours on a graph and lines with dots showing a general upward trend towards a big flashing sign that says “ENGLISH: WE’VE GOT IT”. Of course this is illogical and a little strange. There are statistics and I am sure somewhere there…
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