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9th April 1999 at 01:00
Trevor McDonald has "passable French, a little Spanish, some political German and his restaurant Italian is not half bad". Or so says the ITN newscaster and co-chairman of the Nuffield Languages Inquiry, which appears to be discovering that British language-learning is not, after all, in a parlous state.

FE Focus, 26

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