Ten things you will notice as a parent with a child at school in Austria
Austria

Ten things you will notice as a parent with a child at school in Austria

Get a giant sweet filled cone ready and set your alarm for an early start if you are getting ready to send your child to school in Austria.

‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year
Germany

‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year

Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong
Germany

Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong

Spanish now ranked worst in EU at speaking English
Spain

Spanish now ranked worst in EU at speaking English

Why are the Spanish ‘so bad’ at speaking English?
Spain

Why are the Spanish ‘so bad’ at speaking English?

Danes are ‘world’s second-best’ speakers of English as a foreign language
Denmark

Danes are ‘world’s second-best’ speakers of English as a foreign language

Meet the Brit behind the app that is changing the way Spaniards learn English
Spain

Meet the Brit behind the app that is changing the way Spaniards learn English

10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)
Sweden

10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)

Has the Danish language stopped borrowing English words?
Denmark

Has the Danish language stopped borrowing English words?

How do Germans compare to the rest of Europe when it comes to speaking English?
Germany

How do Germans compare to the rest of Europe when it comes to speaking English?

Why are the Swiss getting worse at speaking English?
Switzerland

Why are the Swiss getting worse at speaking English?

Danes still worst English speakers in Scandinavia (but they’re getting better)
Denmark

Danes still worst English speakers in Scandinavia (but they’re getting better)

Why are Swedes no longer the world’s best at English?
Sweden

Why are Swedes no longer the world’s best at English?

Revealed: Spanish ranked second-worst in EU for ability to speak English
Spain

Revealed: Spanish ranked second-worst in EU for ability to speak English

Sicilian arancini listed in the Oxford English Dictionary
Italy

Sicilian arancini listed in the Oxford English Dictionary

Swiss pilots grounded for not speaking English
Switzerland

Swiss pilots grounded for not speaking English

Initiative to ban English at University of Zurich launched
Switzerland

Initiative to ban English at University of Zurich launched

Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)

Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world’s best
Sweden

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world’s best

How German has completely fuddled up my English (and how I’ve dealt with it)
Germany

How German has completely fuddled up my English (and how I’ve dealt with it)

‘Not a new standard for diplomacy’: Danish PM on tweet to Trump
Denmark

‘Not a new standard for diplomacy’: Danish PM on tweet to Trump

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us
Denmark

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us

AfD calls for end to English in NRW primary schools so kids can focus on German
Germany

AfD calls for end to English in NRW primary schools so kids can focus on German

More studying at English language schools in Sweden
Sweden

More studying at English language schools in Sweden

Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help
Sweden

Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

Why some foreigners live in Germany without mastering the language
Germany

Why some foreigners live in Germany without mastering the language

‘Germans who speak English in Berlin are provincial’: Merkel ally attacks hipsters again
Germany

‘Germans who speak English in Berlin are provincial’: Merkel ally attacks hipsters again

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English
Norway

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English

Is too much English spoken in Berlin restaurants?
Germany

Is too much English spoken in Berlin restaurants?

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace
Sweden

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace

Students demand retake of English test with ‘mumbly’ Prince Harry speech
Germany

Students demand retake of English test with ‘mumbly’ Prince Harry speech

Why Sweden now has English and Arabic speaking digital doctors
Sweden

Why Sweden now has English and Arabic speaking digital doctors

Denmark to reduce English-language student numbers
Denmark

Denmark to reduce English-language student numbers

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told
Sweden

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told

Seven times the English language drove the French mad
France

Seven times the English language drove the French mad

Survey: Switzerland’s English skills show improvement
Switzerland

Survey: Switzerland’s English skills show improvement

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English
Sweden

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English

8 simple (and hilarious) German words that unlock amazing secrets in English
Germany

8 simple (and hilarious) German words that unlock amazing secrets in English

Here’s where Germans speak the best (and worst) English
Germany

Here’s where Germans speak the best (and worst) English

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers
Sweden

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers

Norway moves up English-speaking ranks
Norway

Norway moves up English-speaking ranks

Danes world’s second best non-native English speakers
Denmark

Danes world’s second best non-native English speakers

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant
Sweden

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant

The one German word English speakers need this winter
Germany

The one German word English speakers need this winter

English school threatens ‘future of Norwegian language’
Norway

English school threatens ‘future of Norwegian language’

Spain launches campaign to stop English ‘invasion’
Spain

Spain launches campaign to stop English ‘invasion’

Je suis ‘troll’: More English words enter French language
France

Je suis ‘troll’: More English words enter French language

Here’s why the French struggle with English so much
France

Here’s why the French struggle with English so much

‘English words are invading French like never before’
France

‘English words are invading French like never before’

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them
Germany

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them

Geneva to translate information into English
Switzerland

Geneva to translate information into English

French losing out on jobs due to poor English
France

French losing out on jobs due to poor English

Spain considers ban on dubbing in bid to boost English language skills
Spain

Spain considers ban on dubbing in bid to boost English language skills

New English school set to open in Geneva
Switzerland

New English school set to open in Geneva

Language holds the key to success in Denmark
Denmark

Language holds the key to success in Denmark

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills
Spain

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia
Norway

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia

Keen Italians face uphill struggle to learn English
Italy

Keen Italians face uphill struggle to learn English

Germany slips out of global top ten in English
Germany

Germany slips out of global top ten in English

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers
Denmark

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers

Switzerland falls behind in English skills: study
Switzerland

Switzerland falls behind in English skills: study

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English
Italy

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English
Spain

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers
Spain

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers

Nine places Stockholm needs more English
Sweden

Nine places Stockholm needs more English

25 years of learning English in East Germany
Germany

25 years of learning English in East Germany

French pupils rebel over ‘impossible’ English test
France

French pupils rebel over ‘impossible’ English test

‘We have language anxiety in Denmark’
Denmark

‘We have language anxiety in Denmark’

DF mocked for absurd ‘tax on English’ idea
Denmark

DF mocked for absurd ‘tax on English’ idea

7 reasons for Spain’s newfound love of English
Spain

7 reasons for Spain’s newfound love of English

Minster wows crowds with Denglisch
Germany

Minster wows crowds with Denglisch

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual
Italy

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual

‘Smart’ subtitles to help French learn English
France

‘Smart’ subtitles to help French learn English

Will French pupils have English lessons cut?
France

Will French pupils have English lessons cut?

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills
Italy

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills

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Italy

Ten Italian words used differently in English

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English
Italy

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians
Italy

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians

Swedes over-estimate English abilities: expert
Sweden

Swedes over-estimate English abilities: expert

The French language’s fixation with ‘les Anglais’
France

The French language’s fixation with ‘les Anglais’

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English
Denmark

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Italians speak better English than the French
Italy

Italians speak better English than the French

Swedes no longer ‘world’s best’ at English
Sweden

Swedes no longer ‘world’s best’ at English

Switzerland’s ranking for English skills worsens
Switzerland

Switzerland’s ranking for English skills worsens

Austria improves in English language skills
Austria

Austria improves in English language skills

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers
Denmark

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers

Missing English footballer found dead
Norway

Missing English footballer found dead

Federal MPs back action on school languages
Switzerland

Federal MPs back action on school languages

Italy top of the class for teaching English
Italy

Italy top of the class for teaching English

Rome parking meter sells tickets for ‘sun motion’
Italy

Rome parking meter sells tickets for ‘sun motion’

‘Growing up bilingual can be a challenge’
Italy

‘Growing up bilingual can be a challenge’

Top university switches master’s to English
Germany

Top university switches master’s to English

Italian prime minister’s bad English goes viral
Italy

Italian prime minister’s bad English goes viral

US state wants road signs displayed in French
France

US state wants road signs displayed in French

Ten English words only Germans use
Germany

Ten English words only Germans use

Top ten English words adopted by Italians
Italy

Top ten English words adopted by Italians

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy
Italy

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy

Ten new words that could join the French language
France

Ten new words that could join the French language

‘Italy must teach children in English’: minister
Italy

‘Italy must teach children in English’: minister

The top 12 English words reinvented by the French
France

The top 12 English words reinvented by the French

Anglo-Irish beer heist foiled by French cops
France

Anglo-Irish beer heist foiled by French cops

Language lovers amazed by interactive map
Spain

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’
Spain

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

Spiegel Online slashes English section
Germany

Spiegel Online slashes English section

Italians’ bad English ‘deters foreign business’
Italy

Italians’ bad English ‘deters foreign business’

Catalans must pass English to get a degree
Spain

Catalans must pass English to get a degree

Norwegians losing top spot in English: report
Norway

Norwegians losing top spot in English: report

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish
Sweden

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Holiday in Spain and teach the teacher
Spain

Holiday in Spain and teach the teacher

Only a few Germans say their English is good
Germany

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Swedes second best at English in the EU
Sweden

Swedes second best at English in the EU

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll
Spain

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English
Italy

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English

Spain flunks EU second language test
Spain

Spain flunks EU second language test

Italians are insecure about their English skills
Italy

Italians are insecure about their English skills

Twelve English words made up by Germans
Germany

Twelve English words made up by Germans

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good
Germany

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English
Germany

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English

The Local launches America’s News in British English
Germany

The Local launches America’s News in British English

Campaign kicks off for German language revival
Germany

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English
Germany

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Courts hear business cases in English
Germany

Courts hear business cases in English

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales
Germany

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

Schools flunk early English instruction
Germany

Schools flunk early English instruction

Top ten things that shock Spaniards in the UK
Spain

Top ten things that shock Spaniards in the UK

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Sweden

Sweden’s politicians step up for English debate

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Sweden

English ‘Bed and Breakfast’ sign allowed to stay

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’
Sweden

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’

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Sweden

Swedish becomes official ‘main language’

Stockholm reported for using too much English
Sweden

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Government reported for English email use
Sweden

Government reported for English email use

Universities quizzed over English requirement
Sweden

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Långholmen wins opt-out on ‘Swedish player’ rule
Sweden

Långholmen wins opt-out on ‘Swedish player’ rule

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Sweden

More companies switch to English at work: study

English funnyman comes to make Swedes laugh
Sweden

English funnyman comes to make Swedes laugh

Swedish government flouts English email ban
Sweden

Swedish government flouts English email ban

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’
Sweden

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect
Sweden

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Swedish schools urged to utilise student English skills
Sweden

Swedish schools urged to utilise student English skills

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Sweden

‘Wrong to demand job applications in English’

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden
Sweden

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden

Swedes and English: when things go wrong
Sweden

Swedes and English: when things go wrong

Group slams English name for Swedish region
Sweden

Group slams English name for Swedish region

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede
Sweden

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English
Sweden

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

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Sweden

Learning Swedish delays dementia: study

Volunteering for English speakers hits Sweden
Sweden

Volunteering for English speakers hits Sweden

Volunteering in English opens donations page
Sweden

Volunteering in English opens donations page

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film
Sweden

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

‘Are Swedes really more polite in English?’
Sweden

‘Are Swedes really more polite in English?’

Ambulance call outrage: ‘Are you black or white?’
Sweden

Ambulance call outrage: ‘Are you black or white?’

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Sweden

Almedalen reflections: more English, please

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten
Sweden

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

‘We want Swedes and foreigners to laugh at their differences’
Sweden

‘We want Swedes and foreigners to laugh at their differences’

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English
Sweden

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English

Volunteering in English launched in Sweden
Sweden

Volunteering in English launched in Sweden

When language learning becomes child’s play
Sweden

When language learning becomes child’s play

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed
Sweden

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

UK comic uses English to get laughs in Gothenburg
Sweden

UK comic uses English to get laughs in Gothenburg

Expats flock to Sweden’s evangelical churches
Sweden

Expats flock to Sweden’s evangelical churches

Swedish people just don’t understand small talk
Sweden

Swedish people just don’t understand small talk

Shakespeare-style opera kickstarts Rome season
Italy

Shakespeare-style opera kickstarts Rome season

Top Ten: English terms the French want barred
France

Top Ten: English terms the French want barred

French MPs back English courses plan for unis
France

French MPs back English courses plan for unis

Former Spanish PM Aznar hints at comeback
Spain

Former Spanish PM Aznar hints at comeback

Unions threaten strike over English at unis
France

Unions threaten strike over English at unis

Minister backtracks on English degree courses
France

Minister backtracks on English degree courses

French PM to ministers: Stop using English
France

French PM to ministers: Stop using English

‘It’s less about money, more about lifestyle’
Italy

‘It’s less about money, more about lifestyle’

Spanish PM Rajoy: ‘I can’t talk to Obama yet’
Spain

Spanish PM Rajoy: ‘I can’t talk to Obama yet’

Video: Hollande’s English speech grabs headlines
France

Video: Hollande’s English speech grabs headlines

Language barrier: French resistance to Franglais
France

Language barrier: French resistance to Franglais

Top 10: Twitter reacts as France drops ‘hashtag’
France

Top 10: Twitter reacts as France drops ‘hashtag’

English becomes dirty word in Neuchâtel
Switzerland

English becomes dirty word in Neuchâtel

Swiss cinema starts English film nights
Switzerland

Swiss cinema starts English film nights

French encouraged to improve English skills
France

French encouraged to improve English skills

Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?
Sweden

Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?

Meet the British brewer selling English-style beers to the Swiss
Switzerland

Meet the British brewer selling English-style beers to the Swiss

Prestigious French uni offers English courses to migrants
France

Prestigious French uni offers English courses to migrants