Talk:Special English

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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. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:28, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

  • no for example in farsi(persion) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:10, August 26, 2007 (UTC)

VOA no longer using the term[edit]

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)