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UK likely to ease nurses’ Ielts anguish

13-10-2017 Hits:58 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

Strict language rules that have prevented some English native speaker nurses registering to work in the UK could soon be relaxed, it has emerged.

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Sure, we all know the British tend to be rubbish at foreign languages. But a new survey has shown many don’t even feel bad about it. The study by the British Council in collaboration with Populus revealed that over 45 per cent of British holidaymakers rely on the assumption ‘that everyone will speak English in the country that they’re visiting’.


A new ELT publishing house, Innova Press, has been launched in Beijing.

Adaptations of Shakespeare and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are among the winners of the Extensive Reading Foundation awards, which have been announced in Tokyo.


Racist graffiti and flyers aimed at Chinese international students have caused uproar at three Australian universities.

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