Monday, December 12, 2005

remakes, surely (Lost in Translation)

Beijing - An extract from a speech by US President George W Bush is being used by authorities in the Chinese capital Beijing to test the English of leading officials in the run-up to the 2008 Olympics, state media said on Sunday.

From News 24

"This exam tests not only the language level but also everyone's international perspective," said Zhang Tiedao, deputy director of the city's research department into science and education.

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