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More Students Study Foreign Languages in Europe But Perceptions of Skill Levels Differ Significantly

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education,European Union,Language,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-10-049/EN/KS-SF-10-049-EN.PDF

Reports that more students at the primary school level are learning a foreign language in 2008 than in 2000 but no progress was made in the number of students learning a foreign language in upper secondary education.  English is the most studied of all foreign languages in European schools.  From Eurostat