Sunday, 27 July 2008

Law of languages

With the Beijing Olympics a couple of weeks away, here's a news story from China about one policeman's efforts to make visitors feel welcome.

In an effort to help tourists, he has learned how to greet people in English, Spanish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Polish, Japanese, Russian, Finnish, Italian and Portuguese. Phew! And he did it by chatting to tourists from those countries - just the advice we give to learners - have go!

Not sure about his taste in movies though ;o)


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