7th CISM World Games employs handbook to standarize English use
The Executive Committee of the
7th CISM World Games conducted a training program for nearly 70 English translators from 39 competition committees on September 26, during which a handbook for standard English has been adopted for training and preparation.
English is the official language of the 7th CISM World Games. According to the staff of the Executive Committee, in addition to Chinese, English will be used on official occasions such as the opening and closing ceremonies and press conferences. The handbook is expected to be utilized by thousands of people including 200 professional English translators and other organizing staff and volunteers.
The 7th CISM World Games, scheduled to be held in October
2019, is the largest activity ever to be hosted in Wuhan with English as the second working language.