Slovenes have improved their English proficiency significantly, with one of the highest score increases in Europe over the past two years. Having consistently outperformed their OECD counterparts in international tests. Slovenian adults are some of the most proficient non-native English speakers in the world. Historically, Slovenia has had a culture of multilingualism. Today, English, along with German, has a special status in the national curriculum, and nearly all students study both languages