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10-02-2011, 03:53 PM
Join Date: May 2011
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Well, the fact that we have another official language, Swedish, and its taught from 7th grade and English is taught from 3rd grade tells you alot. Its most important foreign language easily and even more important than our second mother tongue. And you see it used even in finnish tv-commercials, because in some commercials it sounds cooler and so on..
Im sure the next generations will speak english fluent and write better because internet. Even if we allready do it pretty good (not including me, using hfboards is actually part of my plant to learn english lol)
You can pick German, French and if I'm not completely mistaken even Swedish on 3rd grade instead of English, but pretty much everyone(parents) chooses English.. That shows that English is not something people force themselves to learn, it's extremely popular too... Though I'm not sure if the system is still like that...
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