[lg policy] Nepal: Love for third languages grows, Many consider them a plus for abroad studies, jobs

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 20 18:23:20 UTC 2009

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Love for third languages grows, Many consider them a plus for abroad
studies, jobs

The number of institutions teaching foreign languages in Kathmandu is
growing along with the number of students striving to learn foreign

Students take up foreign language courses to have an edge over others
when it comes to getting admission in foreign universities. Some take
up the courses for job opportunities. Still others do it just for fun.

"The number of students has been increasing steadily," says Prabin
Rana, deputy director of Alliance Francaise which takes 210 to 215
students for French language classes each session.

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