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Young children 'should learn foreign languages'

23 January 2014 Last updated at 15:29 GMT

Primary school children in Wales should be taught foreign languages to boost the number studying them later, the National Centre for Languages has said.

Welsh government figures show a drop in pupils choosing a language at GCSE and A-level.

In 2005, 12,826 children studied a language at GCSE, but in 2014 it has fallen by a third to 8,601.

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

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