August 21, 2004

Whose English?

According to a CanWest News Service article by Tom Spears entitled Canajun not good enough, eh?, (Vancouver Sun August 20, 2004, p. A12), the British government is now requiring Canadians, Americans, Australians, and New Zealanders applying for British citizenship to undergo an evaluation of their English proficiency. An Australian woman with two university degrees in English has already failed the test.

Posted by Bill Poser at August 21, 2004 02:46 AM