[lg policy] UK: Young Workers Need Second Language To Stand Out

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 22 20:24:39 UTC 2009

Forwarded From: edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu


Young Workers Need Second Language To Stand Out

As reports reveal that UK unemployment has risen to 2.47m, research by
Thames Translations has highlighted that learning a second language
could be a way of gaining a competitive advantage in the increasingly
crowded job market.

They also revealed that young people could now be facing increased
competition from overseas students wanting to come to the UK to gain
industry experience, as they are able to demonstrate multi-lingual
skills as part of their offering.

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