|Volunteer drivers for Beijing Olympics to receive English test
[ 2006-12-06 19:04 ]
More than 6,200 volunteer
drivers in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games will receive English language
proficiency test from next weekend to the end of
The volunteers were picked from eight governmental
departments including the State-owned Assets Supervision and
They were asked to use weekends to go to four driving training bases
designated by the organizing committee for the Beijing Olympics to receive tests
and evaluation about their English communication capability.
Students of English major with good academic records from the renowned
Beijing Foreign Studies University will work as testing instructors.
A training scheme will be made based on the test
results, according to Sunday's Beijing News.
The paper said the volunteers are "quite uneven" in English proficiency
because of an age gap.
Supervision and Administration