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Friday, 26 September 2008

BBC NEWS | Education | UK adults 'forget school French'

The number of language GCSEs being studied is falling
Half of adults in the UK have forgotten the languages they learned at school, a survey suggests.
Two fifths of the 1,000 people polled by ICM regretted not keeping up their language skills after leaving school.
Most people thought languages were important in everyday life and 52% said they were important to a career."

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