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French MPs vote bill for lectures in English at French universities

Académie Française

France’s lower house approved a plan to allow more courses to be taught in English at French universities, despite concerns that such a move might undermine efforts to promote the French language. The full bill is expected to be approved in the Assembly and the upper house Senate, where the ruling Socialists and their allies have majorities. The vote followed two ... Read More »

French MPs ward off English ‘invasion’ at universities

Académie Française

French MPs urged parliament to strike down or heavily amend a bill that would allow universities in France to increase the use of English in classrooms, amid fiery debate over the best way to elevate the country’s standing in international academia. Several intellectuals and the prestigious Académie Française, which is charged with safeguarding the French language, have in recent days ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes