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Beijing to correct bad English on signage
Published on: 2018-04-09
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large IMG 0767The Chinese capital will correct bad English on posters and signs to "improve the international language environment" in the city, according to Beijing's foreign affairs office.

The campaign will be mainly carried out in the central business district and Jinrongjie areas where multinational companies and research institutions gather and foreign citizens live.

btMembers of the public can go onto a webpage (http://interview.qianlong.com/zt/bjpubsign) on www.qianlong.com to fill in details on erroneous signages they have spotted. Mandatory details such as the exact location, a picture of the questionable sign, and the person’s mobile number need to be submitted, along with an option to suggest the correct translation for the sign.

DSC00308 resizedForeign languages training will be organised for public servants.
 

The campaign is aimed to raise the international level of the capital and prepare for important events such as the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
 

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