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Switzerland lags other nations for English proficiency

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland|November 7, 2013 English is sometimes considered a fourth official language in Switzerland but a new study suggests the mountain country still has progress to make when it comes to proficiency in the tongue of Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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English becomes a dirty word in Neuchâtel

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|January 18, 2013 The government of the French-speaking canton of Neuchâtel wants merchants to stop using the English word “sale” for their annual price reduction campaigns. The word is commonly used in Neuchâtel stores, instead of … Continue reading

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