Chinese students make up about 30 per cent of America’s international student population. Photo: Xinhua
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

Complaining about another’s language is narrow-minded

  • A professor in the United States has been forced to step down over her criticism of Chinese students speaking in their native language on campus
  • While it is not racist to suggest that gaining proficiency in English will increase a student’s opportunities in the US, it surely is when efforts are made to silence people speaking in their native tongue

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Chinese students make up about 30 per cent of America’s international student population. Photo: Xinhua
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