Category Archives: English in Taiwan

Understanding ‘Thai-English’

As the majority of visitors to Thailand can speak little or no Thai, most communication between them and the Thais takes place in English. Although many Thais can speak some English, getting yourself understood, or understanding them, can often still … Continue reading

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Ministry of Education

Homepage in English of the Taiwanese. Go to the website…

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Too few in Taiwan

Taiwan’s push to start compulsory English language lessons for 10-year-olds at all elementary schools from this month is in jeopardy because of a severe teacher shortage in rural areas. The Guardian, September 27, 2001. Read the whole article…

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Education in Taiwan

An overview of the structure and history of education in Taiwan from World Education News and Reviews. Go to the website…

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A website that gives an overview of the structure of the education system in Taiwan, but nothing specifically on English. Go to the website…

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Education in Taiwan

An overview from the Wikipedia encyclopaedia. Read the whole article…

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Taiwanese Students’ English Disappoints

Friday, Nov 07, 2003, Taipei Times. The English ability of Taiwan’s university students is not good enough and they should be forced to study the language throughout their four years at college, academics said yesterday. “The average TOEFL score among 3,000 … Continue reading

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