Should we pay tutors to teach immigrants their own language?


Has anyone seen this in the Sunday Express today?

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/314585/We-pay-tutors-to-teach-immigrants-their-own-language

It talks about councils spending money on encouraging the young people to learn their parents language. Tower Hamlets Council spokesman viewpoint is that: “We teach community languages for two reasons: proficiency in a mother tongue aids with proficiency in a second language. “And secondly, pride and knowledge in your own background aids in promoting community cohesion.”

What do you think?

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