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Irish students lost in translation (Irish Times)

Mis à jour : 9 Nov 2011

The Irish Times - Tuesday, November 8, 2011

ÁINE KERR

Ireland is miles behind when it comes to foreign language skills – a major drawback for students and the economy

THE BANK of alternate words for saying “hello” and “goodbye” among the majority of Irish people is often limited to “bonjour” and “au revoir”. Exporters, investors and educationalists blame our limited word bank on a “historical hangover” with French. Read more...