Government offers vision of English as official language in Taiwan

That is the vision promoted by Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) and his administration, which is mulling making English Taiwan’s second official language.

Taiwan News  
Date: 2018/01/31
By: Central News Agency

A Taiwanese child grows up learning arts, science and other subjects at school in both

CNA file photo

Chinese and English. That child becomes immersed in both languages and years later, when attending an international youth summit, he or she can fluently express ideas in
English and communicate with peers from around the world.

Meanwhile, taxi drivers, night market vendors and people from all walks of life in Taiwan are able to speak a little English and communicate on a basic level with foreign English speakers visiting the country.

That is the vision promoted by Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) and his administration, which is mulling making English Taiwan’s second official language.    [FULL  STORY]

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