Experts from Hanban offer training to Chinese language teachers in India

[Source]    Hanban [Time]    2015-04-29 19:10:25 

From April 6th to 13th, 2015, the training program for local Chinese language teachers in India was held at the Visva Bharati University. Around 50 teachers from institutions of higher education and Chinese language teaching organizations across India participated in this program.

Guests attending the opening ceremony included Mr. Wang Xuefeng, Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate General in Kolkata; and Mr. Swapan Kumar Datta, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Visva Bharati University, who also addressed the ceremony, respectively.

In this 8-day training program, Mr. Wang Haifeng, CPC Party Secretary of School of Chinese as a Second Language of Peking University, and other three experts offered talks on a variety of topics, including the teaching of Chinese grammar and characters, the comparison of the features of pronunciation in Chinese and Indian languages, the characteristics of cross-cultural communication between China and India, and the history of China-India exchange. They also conducted interactions with local teachers and students.

The Visva Bharati University was founded by the renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore. Its Institute of Chinese Language and Culture (Cheena Bhavana) was awarded with the “Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence Friendship Award” by Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping in 2014.


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