Which languages the UK needs most and why
The Languages for the Future report identifies
4. Mandarin Chinese,
9. Turkish and
10. Japanese as the languages most vital to the UK over the next 20 years. They were chosen based on economic, geopolitical, cultural and educational factors including the needs of UK businesses, the UK’s overseas trade targets, diplomatic and security priorities, and prevalence on the internet.
Boothamschool.Senior school teaching subjects. Modern languages
Washingtonpost. 2015/09/24. The future of language?