¿How’s Your New Year’s Resolution Going?

by Anna Wainwright
January 29, 2015
2015 Resolutions

Why does everybody seem to hate New Year’s resolutions so much? Is it because somewhere around the 3.5 week mark, on a day The Independent calls “Fail Friday”, we are doomed to fail hopelessly? I don’t remember ever having been disappointed in anybody else for not reaching their slightly overambitious goals, so it must be

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What’s the Point?

by Anna Wainwright
December 4, 2014

When over 1.2 billion people speak English to one degree or another, how do you convince someone that learning another language is actually very valuable (and fun)? Considering that 3 out of 4 of those English speakers aren’t even native speakers, that is a mind-blowing number of people who have learnt English on top of

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Why do we need saving?

by George
January 24, 2012

There was an interesting article in the Telegraph yesterday about the slump in MFL learning in schools. It’s something we’ve all suspected, foreseen and dreaded for some time and now the DFE has given us the statistics: in GCSEs last year our 3 core languages fell year-on-year as follows: French down -15% ( to 154,221

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