British Children Encouraged To Study Languages

The House of Lords’ EU committee favours a move to encourage more British children to study languages at primary and secondary schools.  With the introduction of the English Baccalaureate it is also hoped that more teenagers will then decide to study languages which could ultimately boost the number of British students studying languages at University. The House of Lords committee is concerned by the ‘monoglot’ (speaking just one language) attitude which appears to be prevalent in the UK.

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