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Business Chinese Teaching and Learning Workshop 2013

Securing Excellence: Reaching for a Global Perspective with Business Chinese


26th September 2013

Join us this September for Business Chinese Teaching and Learning at Confucius Institute for Business London.

Who is this for?

It is particularly designed for those involved or interested in the teaching and researching of Business Chinese and culture: Business Chinese teachers, Confucius Institute directors, senior staff and so on.

What is about?

The workshop will involve pedagogy and studies of business Chinese language and culture.  There will be chance to discuss a range of topics such as course structure, technology application, teaching methodology, course development, comparisons and analysis between business Chinese and business English teaching.


What is included?

1. structure for business language courses

2. needs of corporate clients and senior management

3. challenge of language for specific purposes in teacher training

4. new technologies

5. comparing issues in teaching business Chinese and English


Keynote Speakers

Professor HUANG Guoying (Formal CIBL Chinese Director, Tsinghua University, China)

Mr Nick Byrne (Director of LSE Language Centre LSE; UK director of CIBL)

Professor LUO Lisheng (Tsinghua University; Chinese director of CIBL)

Professor DING Xia (Deputy director of Teaching Centre for Chinese Language and Culture, Tsinghua University)

Professor ZHANG Li (Director of Institute of Business Chinese, Beijing Language and Culture University, China)


How much will it cost?

• Registration fee: £100.00

• Payment method: E-shop


More about the workshop:

• Workshop date:  26th September 2013

• Deadline for attendance confirmation:  30th July 2013

• Working language:  Chinese and English

• Host organisation:  Confucius Institute for Business London (CIBL)

• Any paper related to business Chinese teaching and research is welcome.

For more information, please email: Z.dong1@lse.ac.uk|


Agenda

Venue: STC. S221, LSE

Hostess: Dr. LU Hong

9:00-9:30 Registration (CIBL G.08)

9:30-9:40 Opening Speech 

                   Mr. Nick Byrne, Director of LSE Language Centre LSE; UK director of CIBL 

9:40-10:30 Topic 1 Structure for Business Language Courses 

                    Professor LUO Lisheng, Tsinghua University; Chinese director of CIBL 

10:35-11:25 Topic 2 Needs of Corporate Clients and Senior Management 

                    Professor HUANG Guoying, Formal CIBL Chinese Director, Tsinghua University, China 

11:30-12:20 Topic 3 Comparing Issues in Teaching Business Chinese and English 

                    Mr. Nick Byrne LSE, UK director of CIBL

12:20-13:30 Lunch 

13:30-14:20 Topic 4 New technologies 

                    Professor DING Xia, Deputy director of Teaching Centre for Chinese Language and Culture, Tsinghua University 

14:25-15:15 Topic 5 Challenge of Language for Specific Purposes in Teacher Training

                    Professor ZHANG Li, Director of Institute of Business Chinese, Beijing Language and Culture University, China Topic 

15:15-15:30 Afternoon Tea Break 

15:30-16:30 Group Discussion Part I (Topic 1, 2 and 3) 

16:30-17:30 Group Discussion Part II (Topic 4 and 5) 

17:30- 17:50 Closing Speech 

Professor LUO Lisheng, Tsinghua University, Chinese director of CIBL

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