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Latest update : 2013-05-22

More English? Non merci (part 2)

Is loosening a ban on English-language classes in French universities akin to waving the white flag of surrender or a way of getting the French in on the global conversation? Passions run high in a debate that splits both academics and politicians.

  • Fabrice ROUSSELOT. Managing Editor, Libération;
  • Raquel GARRIDO. Spokesperson for international relations, Parti de Gauche;
  • Henri ISAAC. Associate professor, University of Paris Dauphine;
  • Yves MONTENAY. Former Director of the INT Management School.

Watch the first part here.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

By Anelise Borges

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