Modern languages in the news: UK skills shortage

In the past week, numerous news outlets have reported on the alarming shortage in language skills in the UK which is predicted to jeopardize the UK economy, according to a new report by the British Council.

To read some of the news stories on the new findings, follow these links:

SKY News: Poor Language Skills ‘Hampering UK Economy

The Guardian: Shortfall in the languages the UK needs the most

BBC: ‘Alarming Shortage’ of foreign language skills in UK

 

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