(Confucius Institute at Middle East Technology University Zhao Jianping
After preparing for over a month, METU Confucius Institute hosted the Third Local Chinese Teacher Training Conference in the conference hall of METU Informatics Institute as scheduled on Nov. 30, 2013.
This conference attracted more than 40 local Chinese teachers from all over Turkey, over 20 students from Chinese Department of Ankara University and several postgraduates from Chinese Department of Erciyes University.
It was Hosted by Turkish Director Nazli of METU Confucius Institute and Associate Prof. Xiong Xiaoshuang and Associate Prof. Hu Yatian gave lectures respectively from Chinese language itself and teaching Chinese language as a foreign language and from errors in second language acquisition. Two lecturers illustrated the overall process of Chinese learning with a humorous style, applauded by trainees from time to time.
Cultural Counselor of Chinese Embassy in Turkey, Mr. Zihao Zhu visited Confucius Institute was also invited to deliver an important speech for this conference.
After the conference, Turkish Director Ms. Nazli delivered Training Certificates for trainees one by one.
Photo 1 Photo of Conference Attendants
Photo 2 Turkish Director as the Host
Photo 3 Mr. Zihao Zhu Delivering a Speech
Photo 4 Associate Prof. Xiaoshuang Xiong Giving Lectures
Photo 5 Associate Prof. Yatian Hu Giving Lectures
(Translated by Lin Wang)