BRITAIN is the EU country with the lowest percentage of 15 to 30-year-olds proficient in a foreign language.
A study by the EU’s Erasmus education programme saw Britain in last place with just 32% saying they can read and write in another language.
The second-last country, Hungary, left the UK in the dust with 71% of young adults skilled in a foreign tongue.
Denmark topped the list with 99% bilingualism, followed by Malta with 98% and the Netherlands with 97%.
Erasmus is an exchange programme that allows for students to study in other EU member states.