(Confucius Institute at Middle East Technology University Zhao Jianping)
On November 30th, the Third Turkish Local Chinese Teacher Forum was successfully hosted by METU Confucius Institute. There were about forty people attending this forum, and the participants almost covered all the regions of Turkey. Some of them were teachers teaching Chinese in Turkey, and others were students studying Chinese with an intendance to become a Chinese teacher.
Liu Yi, the Chinese Director of Boa?zi?i University CI hosted the meeting. And the meeting mainly focused on three topic as follow: Language skills acquisition, the method of TCFL, the method of teaching Chinese tones. Teachers compared the difference between Chinese and Turkish, and they all shared their teaching philosophies.
Around five o’clock, hot discussion ended in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Afterwards, the participants all showed a great gratitude to this meeting. They said through this meeting, they had known more about Chinese and Chinese culture, and also had a new understanding about the difference between Chinese and Turkish, and thus should help them do a better job in the future.
Photo 1:Director Liu Yi, the Host
Photo 2:Hot Discussion
Photo 3:Simulated Chinese Class
(Translated by Xiaoshuang Xiong and Lin Wang)