Learn English – through Greek!

A remarkable initiative is about to be tried in a number of primary schools; the children will learn some Greek as a way of improving their English.
Links to reports in today’s newspapers:
Daily Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/7917191/Ancient-Greek-to-be-taught-in-state-schools.html
Daily Mail (with some sceptical comments!) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1298787/13-schools-Oxford-set-bring-ancient-Greek-lessons.html