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Polish Language under threat at Glasgow Uni


Trevek 26 | 1,702
19 Feb 2011  #1
It pains me to say it, but my Alma Mater is being an idiot...

Seems that Modern Languages are under threat of closure. This includes the Slavonics Dept, which teaches Czech, Russian and Polish. Indeed, it is one of only (if not the only) places to offer a degree course in Polish in Britain.
hague1cmaeron 14 | 1,377
19 Feb 2011  #2
Well these are financially difficult times....
OP Trevek 26 | 1,702
19 Feb 2011  #3
Indeed, all those british businesses having to move to Poland... just as well they speak English there, I suppose.

Of course, it's not like the UK has a stereotyped rep for being reluctant to learn those nasty foreign languages is it?
szkotja2007 27 | 1,500
19 Feb 2011  #4
Sandra White's motion S3M-07961 condemning Gla Uni cuts has also been supported by MSPs Bill Wilson, Kenneth Gibson, Bob Doris and Rob Gibson - all SNP

Any of the unionist parties supporting this ?


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