In the future, or another world, knowledge is stored in microchips that can be inserted into the human brain. If you want to learn the Italian language all you gotta do is buy the microchip.
The thing is, due to the invention of these microchips, the education system is disbanded. People begin to rely on these microchips of knowledge. An additional unfortunate thing is that these microchips become extremely expensive and eventually only the rich can afford them.