Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2008-01-31 11:02
"Over the last five years, Carsten says, the Leeds postgraduate programme has had about 30 students with mother tongue English and two eligible EU or UN languages."
"She has recommended only 16 of these to sit the European commission's test to be accredited as interpreters. Only a half of them have been accepted."
"One of the prime reasons has been their inadequate command of their own language, English."