In recent weeks, a lot has been said about language-learning in British schools. The following links highlight a selection of news stories on the subject:
•Is it worthwhile learning another language? - BBC Radio 4 Broadcast
•Learning languages still matters
•Learning a foreign language: Now you're talking
•GCSE results: Why we should mind our languages
•Damage to language teaching 'irreparable'
•Should British pupils give up studying French?
•The language crisis in British schools
•GCSE results: Ministers to review language teaching
•GCSE results: Pupils spurn languages for sciences