Children recite an English lesson at a Montessori school in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. The country has the second highest English proficiency in Asia, after Singapore, a survey found. Photo: Alamy

English proficiency: an Asian nation in top three for first time in survey of non-native speakers

  • Singapore ranked third, and rated ‘very highly proficient’, for English; Philippines, Malaysia ‘highly proficient’, Hong Kong only ‘moderate’
  • Results based on 1.3 million scores in free standardised English test
Topic |   Education

TOP PICKS

Children recite an English lesson at a Montessori school in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. The country has the second highest English proficiency in Asia, after Singapore, a survey found. Photo: Alamy
READ FULL ARTICLE