Chapter 1. Introduction; Jean Coussins and Philip Harding-Esch.- Part I. Living in a world of languages.- Chapter 2.Why are so many people resistant to other languages?; Michael Kelly.- Chapter 3. Trouble with English?; Jennifer Jenkins.- Chapter 4. A language-rich future for the UK; Maria K Norton.- Part II. What the UK needs in languages.- Chapter 5. This post-Brexit Linguanomics; Gabrielle Hogan-Brun.- Chapter 6. Speaking to a global future - the increasing value of language and culture to British business post-Brexit; Bernardette Holmes.- Chapter 7. Science and languages; Charles Forsdick.- Chapter 8. Languages in the Eye of the Law; Ann Carlisle.- Chapter 9. Language Plenty, Refugees and the post-Brexit world. New Practices from Scotland; Alison Phipps.- Chapter 10. What every policy maker needs to know about cognitive benefits of bilingualism; Dina Mehmedbegovic.- Part III. Where the UK stands in language capacity.- Chapter 11. Languages in English secondary schools post-Brexit; Teresa Tinsley.- Chapter 12. Modern Languages in Scotland in the context of Brexit; Hannah Doughty and Marion Spoering.- Chapter 13. Speaking from Wales: Building a Modern Languages Community in the Era of Brexit; Claire Gorrara.- Chapter 14. Languages in Northern Ireland: policy and practice; Janice Carruthers and Micheal O Mainnin.- Chapter 15. Building capacity in UK Higher Education; Jocelyn Wyburd.- Chapter 16. Support unsung heroes: community-based language learning and teaching; Kate Borthwick.- Chapter 17. Language learning by different means: formal and informal developments; Tim Connell.- Chapter 18. Translation and Interpreting in a post-Brexit Britain; Myriam Salama-Carr, Svetlana Carsten, Helen Campbell.- Chapter 19. Language Teacher Supply: the vicious cycle, the effects of the EU referendum and attempts to solve supply shortage; Rene Koglbauer.- Part IV. What can be done to make the UK language-ready?.- Chapter 20. Collaboration, connectedness, champions: approaches within government; Wendy Ayres-Bennett.- Chapter 21. Speaking to the world about speaking to the world; David Crystal.- Chapter 22. Conclusion: Steps towards a strategy for the UK; Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Southampton, UK. A specialist in modern French culture and society, he is active in developing public policy relating to languages and cultural diversity. He edits the European Journal of Language Policy, while his most recent books focus on languages in the context of war and conflict.