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  1. Speak up!

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Listening and speaking hold the key to mastering the English language, according to a leading theatre personality. Ed Cousins, director of Madrid-based theatre group ... to improve their listening skills. Organised by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research and sponsored by the Language Fund, English Festival 2005 encourages young people to use ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NOMINATIONS FOR TEACHING AWARD END TOMORROW Nominations for a government award to encourage teachers and raise standards end tomorrow. The Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence is open to Chinese and English language teachers in primary and secondary schools, and those involved in language education or development activities in special schools and kindergartens. ...

  3. 'Positive' rejection of book inspires go-it-alone author

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... English-language teaching aids and additional materials to guide adults in how to use the books. Ms Pounder says the idea is to make language acquisition fun and interesting. This month's Magbook ... and magazines to create a new medium that is both entertaining and educational. The concept was generally well received and last September she accelerated the print run to a monthly schedule. The aim ...


    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... an English-language school, St Louis Catholic School in Sheung Wan, after the second world war, because his mother decided the family needed some English. After her husband died 30 years ago, Ms Wan moved ... her children equally, except in one way: the boys were educated and the girls were not. It was not because they could not afford to put all the children through school, because they were ...

  5. Net gains bridge cultural gap after chance meeting

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... in English, and negotiate the foundation's English-language website. 'My students want to improve their English, and now they have frequent contact with American students, which they really ... Programme on International and Cross-Cultural Education, a project that promotes education on international themes in American schools. Having worked in Paris, Lausanne, Beijing, Tokyo and London, ...

  6. Politics of time

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to grips with the vagaries of the English language, which he describes as 'a major barrier'. At Case Western Reserve University, in Ohio, where he did his master's in the history ... headed for the US to continue his education, having earned a degree in engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University. At first, he felt homesick, he says. His wife, Ying Zou, whom he had married ...

  7. China Daily attacks 'political' Bishop Zen

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... and said state leaders, who were liberal-minded, would not be 'misled' into believing that the church had been wading into politics. A signed commentary published in the English-language ...

  8. Eastweek obscenity case must proceed

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... by Charles Ho Tsu-kwok's Global China Group Holdings. Mr Ho also controls Sing Tao Daily and English-language newspaper The Standard. ...

  9. Anna and the kings

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Anna Chen, Steven Knipp

    ... Asian!' Anna recalls with a still girlish giggle. Their life together was sweet, and is chronicled in one of Anna's seven best-selling English-language books- A Thousand Springs. But after 11 ... rural areas. In 1990, she launched the Chen Xiangmei Education Fund in more than a dozen provinces, to reward teachers who had made outstanding contributions to education. 'The increase ...

  10. Venus rising

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... their marriages for the launch, she probed to find out what made their unions work. For a woman who dragged sex out of the Indian closet in the 1990s and packed it into a series of English-language ... marriages today. After centuries of submission, young, educated, urban women are no longer prepared to be docile. Unlike their mothers, they are short-suffering. The new Indian woman speaks her mind ...




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