English language – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 28 Aug 2018 23:01:20 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png English language – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Translations of British Brexit plan provoke ridicule https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/translations-of-british-brexit-plan-provoke-ridicule/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/translations-of-british-brexit-plan-provoke-ridicule/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:41:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1257922 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/translations-of-british-brexit-plan-provoke-ridicule/feed/ 1 Bundestag MPs want EU staff to use German more after Brexit https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/bundestag-mps-want-eu-staff-to-use-german-more-after-brexit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/bundestag-mps-want-eu-staff-to-use-german-more-after-brexit/#comments Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:13:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1167114 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/bundestag-mps-want-eu-staff-to-use-german-more-after-brexit/feed/ 2 EU offers more language choice to hopeful recruits https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/eu-offers-more-language-choice-to-hopeful-recruits/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/eu-offers-more-language-choice-to-hopeful-recruits/#respond Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:15:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1139658 https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/eu-offers-more-language-choice-to-hopeful-recruits/feed/ 0 Parlez-vous English, French politicians? https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/parlez-vous-english-french-politicians/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/parlez-vous-english-french-politicians/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:47:44 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1094305 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/parlez-vous-english-french-politicians/feed/ 4 BuzzFeed editor: Brexit calls for European media cooperation https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/interview/buzzfeed-europe-editor-brexit-necessitates-european-media-cooperation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/interview/buzzfeed-europe-editor-brexit-necessitates-european-media-cooperation/#respond Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:57:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1077671 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/interview/buzzfeed-europe-editor-brexit-necessitates-european-media-cooperation/feed/ 0 VW ditches German as official language, angers linguists https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/vw-ditches-german-as-official-language-angers-linguists/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/vw-ditches-german-as-official-language-angers-linguists/#comments Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:27:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1074531 Carmaker Volkswagen has taken the surprise decision to ditch German as its official working language and switch to English, in a move intended to attract high-level management but which has already been denounced by German language advocates.

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France seeks to capitalise on Brexit to gain influence in Brussels https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/france-seeks-to-capitalise-on-brexit-to-gain-influence-in-brussels/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/france-seeks-to-capitalise-on-brexit-to-gain-influence-in-brussels/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:32:14 +0000 http://www.euractiv.fr/?post_type=news&p=291959 EURACTIV France reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/france-seeks-to-capitalise-on-brexit-to-gain-influence-in-brussels/feed/ 6 Eurostat: English reinforces its status as Europe’s ‘lingua franca’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/eurostat-english-reinforces-its-status-as-europe-s-lingua-franca/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/eurostat-english-reinforces-its-status-as-europe-s-lingua-franca/#respond Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:40:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=832088 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/eurostat-english-reinforces-its-status-as-europe-s-lingua-franca/feed/ 0 Learning languages a way out of crisis, says Vassiliou https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/learning-languages-a-way-out-of-crisis-says-vassiliou/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/learning-languages-a-way-out-of-crisis-says-vassiliou/#respond Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:31:27 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=829296 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/learning-languages-a-way-out-of-crisis-says-vassiliou/feed/ 0 European workers lack basic English language skills: Survey https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/european-workers-lack-basic-english-language-skills-survey/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/european-workers-lack-basic-english-language-skills-survey/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:53:36 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=826802 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/european-workers-lack-basic-english-language-skills-survey/feed/ 0 Vassiliou: Immigrants must learn the language of their host country https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/vassiliou-immigrants-must-learn-the-language-of-their-host-country/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/vassiliou-immigrants-must-learn-the-language-of-their-host-country/#respond Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:38:57 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=825523 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/vassiliou-immigrants-must-learn-the-language-of-their-host-country/feed/ 0 Language teaching on the rise, English still dominates https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/language-teaching-on-the-rise-english-still-dominates/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/language-teaching-on-the-rise-english-still-dominates/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 07:59:45 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=832432 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/language-teaching-on-the-rise-english-still-dominates/feed/ 1 Multilingualism in the Commission: Do as I say, not as I do https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/opinion/multilingualism-in-the-commission-do-as-i-say-not-as-i-do/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/opinion/multilingualism-in-the-commission-do-as-i-say-not-as-i-do/#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:33:09 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=839999 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/opinion/multilingualism-in-the-commission-do-as-i-say-not-as-i-do/feed/ 0 Multilingualism MEP: ‘We’re having difficulty recruiting English people’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/multilingualism-mep-we-re-having-difficulty-recruiting-english-people/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/multilingualism-mep-we-re-having-difficulty-recruiting-english-people/#respond Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:13:43 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=834601 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/multilingualism-mep-we-re-having-difficulty-recruiting-english-people/feed/ 0 Demand for French classes on the rise in EU circles https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/demand-for-french-classes-on-the-rise-in-eu-circles/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/demand-for-french-classes-on-the-rise-in-eu-circles/#respond Thu, 02 Feb 2012 07:38:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=820534 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/demand-for-french-classes-on-the-rise-in-eu-circles/feed/ 0 English asserting itself as new generation’s lingua franca https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/english-asserting-itself-as-new-generation-s-lingua-franca/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/english-asserting-itself-as-new-generation-s-lingua-franca/#respond Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:24:06 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=818614 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/english-asserting-itself-as-new-generation-s-lingua-franca/feed/ 0