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An interesting view of the implications of Brexit on the English language:

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/05/brexit-english-is-losing-its-importance-in-europe-says-juncker

I suspect he is overstating the effect it will have but clearly Brexit will have a negative effect on Britain's role in the world.

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"Averages will be of no help"

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Edited by Patrick Andrews, Thursday, 10 Nov 2011, 14:43

This seems like a balanced criticism of what appears to be a naive attempt to produce a league table of English skills.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/sep/13/languages-tefl

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