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Is English crippling Chinese education?

Studying English has caused "destructive" damage to China's overall education, which is facing an "unprecedented crisis", said Zhang Shuhua during the CPPCC annual session. "Schools are placing too much emphasis on English," argued Zhang, director of the Information and Intelligence Research Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and CPPCC member. "By focusing their studies on English, students suffer and neglect other subjects, in what is a crippling blow to the Chinese education system."
 



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Chinese rote eucation is crippling creativity which is the foundation of education.Full

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No. If there is a crisis in Chinese education, it is the education system that focuses on exams and rote learning that should be blamed instead of the subject of English.

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