Duties and responsibilities:
i. Drafting guidance, policies, and mid- to long-term plans for language;
ii. Developing and enforcing language standards; supervising and inspecting language use;
iii. Overseeing implementation of the Chinese Phonetic System;
iv. Advising on and promoting the use of Mandarin Chinese and training Mandarin teachers;
v. Undertaking specific work of the State Language Affairs Commission.