2009年 9月 22日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间11:13

Nannies 儿童保姆

Is having a nanny or domestic help the norm in the UK?

Liang Limin, China

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In the past it was quite common for British children to have a nanny.

The fictional character Mary Poppins is the best-known English nanny, but do people in Britain still employ nannies?

Andrea and Jean find out more about this profession.

Among other things they discover why bilingual nannies are getting lots of work in the UK.

A nanny

The traditional nanny is a thing of the past

Also they will tell you what other skills are deemed to be desirable in a nanny.

And they find out why so many young mums are happy for their children to be brought up by a stranger.

按键 Check your understanding with this quiz

按键 按键 点击此处做小测试

Do you have a question about Britain? 你有没有对英国的疑问?

Then email us at chinaelt@bbc.co.uk

欢迎你把问题通过电子邮件发给我们:chinaelt@bbc.co.uk


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