Language learning

Foreign language learning in the EU


Foreign language learning 

Eurostat publishes below two infographics on foreign language learning in the European Union


Graphic: How many pupils learn two or more foreign languages

Graphic: Which are the most studied foreign languages?

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Lower secondary education (International Standard Classification of Education level 2) continues the basic programmes of the primary level, although teaching is typically more subject-focused. Most often, pupils enter lower secondary education at the age of 11 or 12, and the end of this level coincides with the end of compulsory education.

Further information & statistics

Further information can be found in the Eurostat news on Foreign language learning.

 Statistics Explained   You might also be interested in the following Statistics Explained articles on foreign language learning.

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