Language reports and surveys

British Council

Languages for the Future, published in November 2017, identifies the priority languages for the UK’s future prosperity, security and influence in the world. It considers the outlook for the supply and demand for language competence in the years ahead and looks at the linguistic dimension of a variety of economic, geopolitical, cultural and educational factors, scoring languages against these. The report argues that, in a new era of cooperation with Europe and with the rest of the world, investment in upgrading the UK’s ability to understand and engage with people internationally is critical.

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Language reports and surveys