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Removing English from Gaokao shows cultural confidence

According to The Beijing News, the Ministry of Education said on its official website that parts of the reform and enrollment plan for gaokao, the national college entrance examination, have been made. The overall plan and the reform plan for gaokao will be introduced in the first half of next year. Most interestingly, English will not be a gaokao subject in the future. Instead, students can take English tests more than once each year. “Whether considering the world trend or personal development, the situation that foreign language is just as important as Chinese and math needs to be changed.”


Shanghai police brush up English

BEIJING,Jan 9(net)–Senior police officers in Shanghai are taking English-language training courses to help them better deal with increasing numbers of foreign nationals in the city y. ?About 100 top-level officers from the city’s public security bureau and district bureau chiefs began their nine-month courses at the weekend d.