Dr Lianyi Song
Dr Lianyi Song is principal teaching fellow in Chinese at the SOAS, University of London. He has taught Chinese as a foreign language in the UK for over 25 years. He has been an active member, now an advisor, of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS) and was the chairman of the BCLTS between 2003 and 2005. In addition to teaching Chinese as a foreign language at all levels, he also teaches postgraduate courses such as Chinese language learning and teaching and English into Chinese translation. His research and publications cover various aspects of language teaching pedagogy, especially in assessment and teaching characters.
Ms Jing Fang
Ms Jing Fang graduated from Beijing Normal University and University of Edinburgh. She has engaged in teaching Chinese literature and language, and teaching Chinese as a foreign language for over 30 years. She is a Senior Advisor of HANBAN and used to teach at the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing) and the University of Edinburgh. Since 2000 she has been teaching at the University of Oxford.
Dr Wendy Che
Dr Wendy Che is a senior fellow of British Higher Education Academy, a tutor at the Language Centre in Oxford University and an associate lecturer at English and Modern Languages at Oxford Brookes University. She formerly taught at the University of Warwick and has 20 years of experience teaching intercultural communication, business culture and Chinese.
The Modern Language Centre, King's College London in patnership with Hong Kong University are delighted to present the 2019 Chinese Language Symposium.
Programme highlights include:
- 3 Keynote speakers
- Intercultural competence and Chinese language education
- Application of intercultural practices in language teaching and learning activities (teaching methodology, material development, etc.)
- Issues on intercultural competence in Chinese language teacher training
- The role of technology in bridging between language and culture
- Study abroad and intercultural competence
Download the programme
Registration closes Monday 24 June 2019.