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Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Is a new language programme being rushed in?

The sudden appearance of quickie courses to teach workplace English has raised eyebrows. Peter Kingston reports

The government's new quickie courses for teaching foreigners just as much English as they require to work seems like an efficient idea. But does it really take half the time to teach someone to speak only work-related English as it does to teach them English for life in general?

Tuesday October 23, 2007
The Guardian

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