[lg policy] Fwd: [Edling] =?windows-1252?Q?=93Languages_for_the_Future=94_?=British Council Report

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 24 22:24:45 UTC 2013

 Forwarded From:  <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>

 British Council

“Languages for the Future”

The Languages for the Future report identifies Spanish, Arabic, French,
Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish and
Japanese as the languages most vital to the UK over the next 20 years. They
were chosen based on economic, geopolitical, cultural and educational
factors including the needs of UK businesses, the UK’s overseas trade
targets, diplomatic and security priorities, and prevalence on the internet.

Full report:

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