Mao Zedong

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Mao's English exactly to what extent? Mao Zedong readily admits: "Yes, I invented an English glossary - paper tiger." Mao Zedong started learning English a lot of people think of Mao Zedong in his later years to learn English as early as the age of 17, however, Mao Zedong exposure to English is actually very early. American witter Trier wrote the "Biography of Mao Zedong" that left Shaoshan, hometown of Mao Zedong in 1910, into the Xiangxiang county New Schools - Dongshan small school reading, there is a teacher of students,this teacher come back from Japan, he teach English and music. So, Mao Zedong was first in the 17-year-old began to learn English. From 17-year-old came into contact with the English until his later years, Mao Zedong's English level what to what extent? Zhou Enlai's English level is accepted, he once said: "English words of Chairman Mao know much more than I do." Zhou Enlai to say, is not quite completely flattering and polite. after "Cultural Revolution" he never learn English, but sometimes he talk with his friends he talk some english words. April 18, 1975, the general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, Kim Il-sung, arrived in Beijing, Mao Zedong, the day he met him. Two old friends meet greeting Mao actually said a word of English: "Welcome (Welcome)!" But Mao said "my pronunciation not good, (so i am i)​​." When both sides talk about all the international events of common interest, Kim Il Sung got up to leave, Mao Zedong said, "wait a minute", then unexpectedly asked: "You eat with chopsticks? Two sticks (two sticks) chopsticks On the evening of 21 October 1975, Mao Zedong once again met with US journalist. At the talks, the journalist said "We have a same enemy," Mao Zedong answered "Yes" in English, and wrote the paper. The journalist said "I see the President learn English greatly improved, and request and give me this note, , Mao Zedong agreed. This little piece of paper the Mao Zedong spread in the world only English...
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