Mandarin Chinese/Languages in Sweden, the UK, Singapore, Pakistan and the USA
UK:The rise and rise of Mandarin: But how many will end up speaking it? (The Telegraph, 20 Sep 11)
UK: Chinese: The language the whole world wants to learn (The Independent, 8 Sep 11)
Singapore: Bilingualism is possible (Today Online, 17 Sep 11)
UK/Pakistan: Mandarin lessons to become compulsory in Pakistan (The Telegraphy, 20 Sep 11)
and a response by The Express Tribune Blog.
UK: Languages in the UK: An article reporting on the UK’s Bishop of Bradford’s statement that “Language Teaching Deplorable” (The Independent, 20 Sep 11) . A response by ALL President Bernadette Holmes is included in this article
China: Chinese Basketball star Yao Ming urges Chinese to give up shark fin soup (The Independent, 23 Sep 11)
UK: China visits Kenilworth Primary School (Kenilworth News, 23 Sep 11)
USA: Does your child speak Chinese? Maybe they should (WLTX, 15 Sep 11)
UK: Chinese tourist boom swells numbers visiting the UK (The Telegraph, 15 Sep 11)
This is article about Mamma Mia in China featured in The Financial Times. China takes a chance on a Mandarin Mamma Mia.