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Old 16.01.2021, 21:52
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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There was a tragic case where a German doctor killed someone in UK because their language skills weren’t up to scratch.

Welcoming doctors to help out when necessary is good, but having language standards is also good...

Our GP is French, and works across the border, in French speaking Romandie- we do understand each other very well - sometimes we even speak in English, for fun- and I teach her son and his friends.

But yes, I agree. Even C1 is too low- and then of course there is the ability to understand dialect, and older people who do speak very 'local'- words, expressions, accents.
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