Shanghai Seeks Linguists

August 2006
Language Magazine;Aug2006, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p17
The article reports on the initiative to learn languages other than English promoted by the language education officials in Shanghai, China. The promotion is spearheading for the 2010 World Expo which is expected to attract 70 million visitors across the world. The officials are seeking language professionals who speak one of the eight foreign languages: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Arabic to be given qualification certificates.


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