Earning curve: Language

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

UK English-language teaching sector, value p.a. £1.3bn
Berlitz, turnover, p.a. £233m
Ofcom, fining MTV for inappropriate language ('08) £255k
Freelance interpreter, per day £200-£700
Experienced sign-language interpreter, p.a. £35k
UK Government, spend on Esol courses for immigrants, p.a. £300m

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