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Are native English-speakers more open to non-English language TV and Film?

With so much in the news recently about the emergence of a more nationalistic and 'anti-diversity' mood in several countries, a report in The Economist this week seems to suggest less fear of foreign language amongst English-speaking TV and film-viewers. According to the Economist "There was a time when film and television producers thought that English-speaking [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

US / UK Cultural Differences

US blogger Whitney Kay Bacon, an American who has been living in England for several years, has come up with a fascinating, thought-provoking and sometimes hilarious list of cultural differences between the USA and the UK. Reported in the Huffington Post, the list is equally helpful for USA visitors to the UK, and for their UK hosts [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

China cracks down on foreign childrens books

Britain's Guardian Newspaper reports today that Chinese publishers have reportedly received orders from the Chinese government that the number of foreign titles being printed must be cut to prevent an ‘ideology inflow’. According the to The Guardian 'Winnie-the-Pooh, Peppa Pig, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and even James and his Giant Peach are feeling the heat [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments