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  • Aug 01, 2011
  • 09:35 AM

New Mandarin test to make Chinese pay more attention to mother tongue

"In recent years, more and more Chinese people are paying attention to foreign language studies while neglecting to polish their native language... And many newly coined, non-standard Internet phrases are confusing their Chinese," said Dai Jiagan, director of the National Education Examinations Authority (NEEA).

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