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E.U. Fights to Get Everyone Speaking Same Language on Education

Last Updated: 4 May 2014

 

BRUSSELS — Doris Pack is fully able to converse in English, but she is not complacent.

“We all speak English, but I think Shakespeare is turning in his grave if he is listening to me,” Mrs. Pack, a German member of the European Parliament since 1989, told an interviewer recently in Brussels.

Mrs. Pack, who also speaks German and French, embodies one of the European Union’s long-term goals. Read more...