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UK likely to ease nurses’ Ielts anguish

13-10-2017 Hits:58 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

Strict language rules that have prevented some English native speaker nurses registering to work in the UK could soon be relaxed, it has emerged.

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Fears over terrorism mean London is losing popularity among Italian students who are now choosing smaller cities and countryside destinations for ‘peace of mind’, travel agents say.

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Nurses’ conversation skills and familiarity with local accents are just as important as knowledge of standard English, according to a nurse who is calling for a reduction in the language level required for overseas nurses in the UK.

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English UK London and student accommodation agency London Nest are organising a language lesson with the highest number of nationalities, in honour of the city’s diversity and openness.

Klingons Detlef Kroeze

Klingon, a fictional language from the Star Trek universe, is being taught in Switzerland’s largest adult education institution, according to USA Today.

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