Jerry Liebersbach

Jerry Liebersbach has been an English teacher with the Beijing Organizing Committee since its inception in 2002 and works with Beijing companies through the advanced English school of Jingmei University and Training Center in Beijing.

Supporting Article

English and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games have never been awarded to a host country whose citizens did not have English as a common language. The promise to be the host city presented enormous language challenges to Beijing. Many of Beijing’s 13 million people will be working with the athletes and spectators. Nearly every walk of life will need bilingual English skills by 2008.