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

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

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