Don't believe all the hype about HK's falling English standards
South China Morning Post
Andrew Sewell says using average scores or anecdotal evidence to gauge language proficiency is misleading, and we may come up short if we search for real evidence of declining standards.
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Sewell, A. (2015, October 10). Don't believe all the hype about HK's falling English standards. South China Morning Post, A13.