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  • Mar 15, 2012
  • 03:19 PM

More teenagers to take GCSEs in foreign languages

Graeme Paton / Telegraph.co.uk
Experts said the change was set to reverse almost a decade of declining interest in foreign languages, which are in huge demand among employers and leading universities. According to figures, the number of pupils taking GCSEs in languages halved from 80 per cent to just 40 per cent between 2000 and 2011.

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