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The need for English language skills

Marie, Rudayana and Elena explain why English is such an important skill for many refugees.

Why do you think learning English is so important to many refugees? Think about your answer before you listen to Marie, Rudayna and Elena explaining why English is such an important skill for many refugees. Then compare their views with yours. You can download their views here.

Name Why English is important

Of course refugees will need languages other than English, depending on their context. You can read more about the language needs of refugees, and how to identify them, in the Volunteer Toolkit developed by the Council of Europe. NB This toolkit is available in 7 languages, English, French, German, Dutch, Greek, Italian and Turkish.

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