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Current awareness for language teachers and students provided by the University of Sussex Language Learning Centre

Losing our tongues

Posted by Tom Roper on February 12, 2007

A survey by UCU, the University and Colleges Union, finds a stark decline in the number of institutions offering modern language degrees.
The number of higher education institutions in London providing undergraduate French has fallen by 27 per cent, universities providing German have dropped by more than half (58 per cent); and, according to university admissions body, UCAS, there will be no undergraduate Italian courses in Northern Ireland in 2007.


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