一教育机构多名外教涉毒被抓 Foreign teachers among detainees in E China drug-using case
Police in east China's Jiangsu Province cracked down a drug-using case(案件 ànjiàn) and arrested(逮捕 dàibǔ) 19 people, including 16 foreigners(外国人 wàiguórén).
According to police in the city of Xuzhou on Wednesday, the detainees included seven foreign teachers(老师 lǎoshī) employed by an education agency(机构 jīgòu). Nine others were foreign students(学生 xuéshēng).
Foreign teachers detained in east China's drug-using case come from EF, an English language training provider. [Photo: IC]
All 19 people involved in the case failed drug(毒品 dúpǐn) test(测试 cèshì), and the case is under further investigation(调查 diàochá), said the public security bureau of Xuzhou city.
EF Education First (EF), an English language training provider, said in a statement published on its official Weibo account Wednesday that it was deeply regretful that some teachers of its Xuzhou branch were involved in the drug-related incident during non-work time.
The company said it will immediately terminate(终止 zhōngzhǐ) employment contracts(合同 hétong) with employees once they were confirmed to have possessed or used narcotics in China.
EF is an international education company that entered China in 1994. It provides educational programs including English courses for both children and adults.
重点词汇 Key Word:
<名词 n.> narcotic drugs
E.g. Wǒ bù xīyān, bù hējiǔ, yě bù xīdú.
I don't smoke, drink, or take drugs.
<名词 n.> poison; toxin
E.g. Shíwù zhòngdú shì shíyòng shòu wūrǎn shíwù yǐnqǐ de jíbìng.
Food poisoning is illness caused by eating contaminated food.
<形容词 adj.> cruel; fierce
E.g. Tàiyáng hěn dú.
The sun was glaring down fiercely.