Month: December 2013

English learning and reform of the Gaokao

Written by Shuai Zhao. It is possible that 2013 will be remembered as the beginning of a fundamental shift in the way China views the English language. The decision, publicized in October, by Beijing’s education authorities to reduce the weighting of English in the annual college admissions test, the […]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to CPI blog readers wherever you are in the world. The CPI blog will be on break during the winter vacation, resuming regular service from the second week of January. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed to the blog since […]