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Friday, 23 March 2012

All children should learn foreign languages, say peers

All children should learn a foreign language at primary and secondary school, a House of Lords committee has said.
The UK's attitude to languages has prevented its students from studying in Europe, according to the House of Lords' EU committee.
It says the UK has been popular with EU students keen to improve their English, but it is now facing competition.
Education Secretary Michael Gove also favours language learning from five.

BBC news

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