China Considers Dropping English as Core Subject, Again

A proposal to make English an elective subject rather than a compulsory one has sparked a divisive dialogue on Chinese social media.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 10 March 2021

China Proposes Stricter Guidelines for Foreign Teachers

More job training, a proposed credit system and more.

by Barnaby Lofton, 24 July 2020

Roll Credits! Disney English Centers Permanently Close in China

The English-language training centers were known to utilize characters and other elements from classic Disney films.

by Matthew Bossons, 23 June 2020

These Intl. Tests are Canceled for the 4th Consecutive Month

Sittings for the IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT and more are canceled for the month of May.

by Rakini Bergundy, 24 April 2020

English Teachers Left Without Pay After Training Centers Shuttered in China

Web International English appears to be finished in China.

by That's Guangzhou, 16 October 2019

Explainer: Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung? We Have the Answer

On paper, the Great Helmsman hasn't always had the same name.

by Jesse Pottinger, 26 August 2019

Online Foreign Teachers’ Personal Info to Be Made Public in China

Online classes will also be restricted to a maximum of 40 minutes for all subjects and students of any age.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 16 July 2019

UPDATE: WeChat Removes Offensive Translation, Apologizes

WeChat has removed an offensive translation using the N-word from its app

by That's, 11 October 2017

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