Universities criticised for overuse of English

The Language Council of Norway or Språkrådet says it is concerned about the amount of English used in courses at Norwegian universities and colleges, reports The

A number of classes at higher education institutions across the country are taught entirely in English, reports broadcaster NRK. The council said that using too much English could be damaging both during studies and for life after them.

“We are particularly concerned for new students who find that almost their entire programme is in English. We are not convinced about the learning benefits, as it’s not certain all students are good enough at English,” Ole Våge said to NRK. Classes taught in English were beneficial but should not be prioritised at the expense of Norwegian, he said.
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