RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The use of English as a social practice - that applied to basic communication needs, such as introducing oneself, ordering products from a store or keeping a short conversation - is not yet the main focus of foreign language teaching in the public network, according to research released by the British government agency British Council.

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