Cops Learn English Phrases for Olympics – Xinhua

From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily:

Nearly every Beijinger is going international with the forthcoming Olympics – even former stone-faced police officers are learning to greet foreigners with a friendly “hello” and a big smile.

Amid the citywide pre-Olympic English-language-learning craze, nearly every police officer, from new graduates to those close to retirement, is studying foreign languages and refined manners, hoping to polish the capital’s image….[Full Text]

January 4, 2008 3:16 PM
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