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Tuesday, 2 October 2007

Lack of spending on learning languages ‘costs billions’

BILLIONS of pounds are lost to the economy each year because of a lack of investment in language learning, a Welsh academic said yesterday. A report by Professor James Foreman-Peck, of Cardiff Business School, said that investing more in teaching foreign languages to improve people’s ability to speak French, Spanish or German would save businesses £9bn a year.

Tuesday, 2 October 2007
IC Wales

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