If you are Chinese and want to improve your social standing it’s simple – just study English abroad.
A recent survey by the China Daily newspaper revealed how 61% of students wanted to study abroad simply to improve their social status back home while only 47% felt it would be good for their employment prospects.
Meanwhile the survey also revealed how many students were concerned about diploma mills and losing money with unscrupulous foreign language schools. Many felt more legeslation was needed to protect students.
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