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By     |    Jul 31, 2006   
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Promoting Chinese studies in British schools

An article entitled Exchange to improve Chinese teaching reports that “China and Britain have reached an understanding on increasing the number of exchanges of students and teachers over the next five years, as part of efforts to promote Chinese studies in British schools.” According to the report, “French, German and Spanish are still the top three popular second languages in Britain, but Chinese is gaining popularity slowly because of [...]

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By     |    Jul 19, 2006   
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China: internet population reaches 123 million

Reported by China Daily on July 19th 2006, China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) annual survey shows that China’s population of internet users has reached 123 million this year, marked by an increase of 20% compared to last year. Another news report from Sohu reveals that 82.6% of internet users take the net as their primary source of information.

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By     |    Jul 16, 2006   
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西方的中文热­

中国人学英语够热!不过,现在美国人也要学中文了!中文已渐成美国最为热门的外语之一。这篇报道说,中文在美国已经成为继英文和西班牙文之后的第三大语言。美国决定将于2007年启动AP中文项目,在所有公立中学开设中国语言的预修课程,并进行正式的标准化考试,所有课程和考试成绩将得到美国大学的承认。

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By     |    Jul 16, 2006   
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Question of permission to put a blog in your blogroll

This post gives some interesting thoughts on the question of permission to put a blog in your blogroll: … put bloggers on your blogroll that you sincerely recommend, whether or not they link back to you. Do it because you want to, not because you want something in return. Do it because you can honestly say “this is worth reading!” Remember, they are a reflection of you and your blog, so [...]

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