Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout
Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout
Paracel Islands

PLA troops in South China Sea learn ‘essential’ battlefield English

  • Improved language skills will avoid misunderstandings during increasing engagements with other forces in flashpoint waterway
  • Recent exercise in Paracel Islands included drills using English, according to Chinese state broadcaster

Topic |   Paracel Islands
Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout
Chinese naval personnel in the South China Sea are learning English to avoid misunderstandings in encounters with foreign vessels. Photo: Handout
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