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Does anything simular to Special English exist in other languages such as Japanese? Same question goes for the "Voice of America" news broadcasts. Such programs would be useful to a student learning a foreign lang.
- Français fondamental for French is the only one I know of. Because of that, it's possible to start a simple French Wikipedia WhisperToMe (talk) 01:55, 7 November 2012 (UTC)
VOA no longer using the term
None of the VOA sites are using the phrase "Special English" anymore in new materials, it they appear to be using the term "Learning English", which conflicts with the BBC's use of the same. I think the article should be changed to reflect this - I've seen one post referring to it as "VOA Learning English" to distinguish it from the BBC's. —Hobart (talk) 02:51, 8 January 2014 (UTC)