EU institutions and the European Parliament in general are widely known for their multilingualism. The great respect for cultural and linguistic diversity in Europe is evident when we look at any session in the European Parliament, in which all members can intervene using any of the 24 EU official languages. This often means that the communitarian institutions are characterized as large towers of Babel. The figures are spectacular.
On my senior year of high school, I was presented with the opportunity of spending a year in the United States. One of the things I miss the most about that brief period is this English class I took.