This infographic highlights the most popular languages to learn in 2014 plus the languages you should learn to boost your employability and career prospects. About 75% of the world’s population doesn’t speak English. The UK Job Market is more competitive than ever. According to the infographic below, lack of ability to speak foreign languages costs the UK job market around £48 billion a year.

On the other hand, only 38% of Brits speak a foreign language. Moreover, applications to European University language degrees are down by 11%. As stated in the infographic, language graduates are more likely to find employment and higher salaries after graduation than their peers who studied law.

As for what employers are looking for, the 60% of the surveyed employers inform that are not satisfied with the foreign language skills of graduates.



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