‘Rescuing and reviving the curriculum is not enough to restore modern foreign languages to their rightful position’
January 30, 2017
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“It’s not enough to grandstand the fact that languages have been introduced at primary school and leave it at that, writes this veteran journalist
‘Languages are in a highly precarious state,’ he said. Restoring them to their prior position needed to be a ‘national priority’ – especially at a time of Brexit negotiations where the UK’s ability to obtain trade deals will be dependent on our ability to communicate with countries who speak a range of different languages.”
Read more @ https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/rescuing-and-reviving-curriculum-not-enough-restore-modern-foreign
Languages do matter!