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In Japan the first English phrase most people learn in school is "This is a pen." I decided to ask some other friends.

Japan: "This is a pen."

France: "Where is Brian?" and "It's a cat."

Korea: "I am a boy. You are a girl."

Spain: "My tailor is rich."

Can anyone add any others?? :)

[edit: sorry, Spain is "My tailor is *rich*."

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I'm not being helpful, but for the "I am a boy. You are a girl." they learn in Korea, what if it's the other way around? Does the whole class have to say this sentence?

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And what sentence after Mao's death?

Long long live Chairman Hu?

After Mao's death

Long long live Chairman Deng

Long long live Chairman Jiang

then Long long live Chairman Hu.

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Hi, my name is ... . I'm from ... . etc etc.

In French, one of the first sentences I leart was 'C'est le syndicat d'initiative'. Nowadays they just call that Bureau du Tourisme.

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After Mao's death

Long long live Chairman Deng

Long long live Chairman Jiang

then Long long live Chairman Hu.

No, only the emperors could be called 万岁, and Mao was the only one.

Deng was never a Chairman?

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