Time to embrace learning languages | Teacher Network Blog | Guardian Professional
Time to embrace learning languages | Teacher Network Blog | Guardian Professional:
According to recent research two thirds of the world's children grow up in a bilingual environment. More precisely, of the approximately 570 million people worldwide who speak English, over 41 percent or 235 million are bilingual in English and in one if not several other languages. So, if bilingualism and multilingualism are currently the norm throughout the world, why is it so difficult in England to encourage students to learn another language?