Georgia begins universal English classes

Georgia is replacing Russian with English as the country's second language, two years after a major war with Moscow.

    Two years after the Russia-Georgia war, Tbilisi is aiming to replace Russian with English as the country's second language.

    English classes have been introduced in public schools across the former Soviet state and the government hopes all children will speak the language by 2014.

    Matthew Collin reports from Tbilisi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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