aA
English is, by far, the most popular foreign language to be studied in the EU. Nearly 98% of pupils learned English in lower secondary education in 2017, counts Eurostat.
What languages are studied the most in the EU?
© Shutterstock

English was followed by French (33.4%), German (23.3%) and Spanish (16.9%).

However, in some Member States foreign languages other than English were also commonly studied.

For example, more than 50% studied French in lower secondary general education in Ireland, Italy, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Portugal and Romania.

German was studied by more than a half of pupils in Denmark and Poland, while Spanish was taken by slightly more than half of pupils in this education level in France.

Across the Member States, almost all pupils in lower secondary education learned two or more foreign languages.

What languages are studied the most in the EU?
What languages are studied the most in the EU?
© Organizacijos nuotr.
DELFI EN
It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from DELFI.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

Lithuania chose its song for ‘Eurovision’!

Lithuania’s 'Pabandom iš naujo!' has come to an end. After 3 heats, 2 semi-finals and Saturday’s...

Welcome to… interwar Kaunas: celebrate February 16 by travelling in time

On the occasion of the Restoration of the State Day, which is celebrated on Sunday, February 16 ,...

Netflix in Vilniaus again: shooting new series at Lukiskes prison

The shooting of the 4th season of the Netflix drama Stranger Things started at Lukiskes prison...

New partnership to spark new experiences between tourists and Lithuanians

Airbnb and Lithuania Travel have signed a partnership to promote healthy and sustainable tourism...

Valentine’s Day in Kaunas

Does your weekend getaway coincide with the international day of love, St. Valentine’s Day ?...

Top news

Ex-Pentagon chief Mattis awarded by president

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda awarded 34 Lithuanian and foreign nationals for their merits to...

Ukrainians coming to Lithuania to work should be better informed about working conditions

Ukrainians coming to Lithuania to work should be better informed about working conditions after...

Lithuania chose its song for ‘Eurovision’!

Lithuania’s 'Pabandom iš naujo!' has come to an end. After 3 heats, 2 semi-finals and Saturday’s...

Google presented Lithuanian initiative to world

The Internet giant Google has presented its video about Debunk EU during the Google News...

Famous Lithuanian poet Navakas dies

Famous Lithuanian poet Kestutis Navakas died on Sunday at the age of 55.

|Maža didelių žinių kaina