The Modern Language Centre at King’s College London is delighted to invite you to the International Symposium on Intercultural Communication and Chinese Language Teaching which is going to be held at the King’s College London on Friday 28 June 2019.
This one-day event will serve as a platform to enable participants to discuss the intercultural communication in Chinese language education, and we expect many and varied voices to meet during the conference. This conference aims to provide a common platform for educators, scholars, and researchers from different academic fields and cultural communities to interact, network and benefit from each other’s research and expertise related to intercultural communication issues in language education.
There will be a conference fee of £25.00 per delegate including registration, access to all conference sessions, teas/coffees and lunch.
Please contact Hongfen Zhou, Team Leader, Modern Language Centre
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You are now invited to submit an abstract for the symposium.
If you would like to share your current research, insights, or how you have introduced intercultural learning in to your classroom. Submit your abstract and let us know if you would like to present your paper, conduct a workshop and/or have a poster.
We look forward to the collaborative workshops and sharing of new ideas.
The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 15 April 2019.
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 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 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.
We now invite abstract submissions for papers, workshops and/or posters that relate to the following sub-themes, but not limited to:
The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 15 April 2019 and successful applicants will be notified by Tuesday 30 April 2019.
Please submit your abstract to email@example.com.
Call for Papers: Monday 15 April 2019
Notification of successful applications: Tuesday 30 April 2019
Registrations Opens: Friday 29 March 2019