Do You Have A Second Language? Infographic
Top Four Languages Studied In Europe & The Most Commonly Studied Languages In Secondary Schools (% of pupils in 2011).
2/3 of working-age adults in the EU28 in 2011 stated they know a foreign language
- 75% V 70%
only 7% of Irish 10-year-olds learn a foreign language. compared with an EU average of above 70%
secondary school students in Czech Republic 2 or more languages are studied
of Irish students at Leaving Cart level study no foreign languages
- 50% V 8%
in the EU 50% of secondary school students study 2 or more languages, whereas in Ireland the comparable figure is only 8%
the number of employees Paypal had to hire tram abroad to staff positions in its Irish office, to meet its linguistic requirements
of the total student population in Ireland went on an Erasmus exchange in the academic year 2011/2012, up from 1.29% in the academic year 2010/2011. This is a promising trend.