As China emerges on to the world
market, their need to communicate with the Western world
increases. Communication is not just being able to speak a
language, it's also about understanding a culture.
In November 2000, I traveled to
Beijing and Hong Kong to interview teachers of English. My
goal was to find our how great the demand is for China to
learn English and how this is being done.
I also delved into the personal
lives of the teachers to understand what it is like for a
foreigner to live in China.
The Tongue Goes Through The Teeth
is their story.
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The Tongue Goes
Through The Teeth is a documentary by Pamela Toole of travels to
Hong Kong to teach the English language to the Chinese and study of