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Young children 'should learn foreign languages'

Primary school children in Wales should be taught foreign languages to boost the number studying them later, the National Centre for Languages has said.

Welsh government figures show a drop in pupils choosing a language at GCSE and A-level.

In 2005, 12,826 children studied a language at GCSE, but in 2014 it has fallen by a third to 8,601.

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 23 Jan 2014
  • From the section Wales
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