Chinese overtakes German among students for first time

The Independent is reporting that the latest figure shows that more students sat A-levels in Chinese than in German this year amid a continuing decline in modern foreign languages

Chinese has become more popular among sixth formers than German for the first time – with 3,334 students taking the subject this year compared to 3,058 students who sat exams in the European language .

A-level Chinese – which saw a rise of 8.6 per cent in entries compared to 2017 – has bucked the trend of students moving away from modern foreign languages in sixth form.

Chinese has become more popular among sixth formers than German for the first time – with 3,334 students taking the subject this year compared to 3,058 students who sat exams in the European language.

A-level Chinese – which saw a rise of 8.6 per cent in entries compared to 2017 – has bucked the trend of students moving away from modern foreign languages in sixth form.

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