When geography intersects with language – unveiling the differences between English and Chinese

STC-001-001

Date: Monday, 22 April 2024 
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration: 8 February to 17 April 2024

Room 3301 (Lift 2)

Are you bothered by your Chinglish? Have you suffered from the countless applicable conditions of one Chinese phrase? It is where you live that decides how you think and speak foreign languages! Join our workshop and unleash the power of geography on language in the metaverse to:  

? gain insight into how geography influences different types of culture, specifically Western and Chinese cultures. 

?️  immerse yourself in a captivating workshop exploring the connection between language and culture  

✨ master distinct linguistic features that differentiate English and Chinese  for confident, culturally sensitive communication. 

With the aim of facilitating language acquisition for both Chinese and English learners, the present workshop is designed as a bilingual workshop with the assistance of metaverse. Its primary objectives are to provide students with the reasons why English and Chinese are so different from the root, encourage them to think like native speakers, use the language professionally and appropriately in the future by comparing the distinct linguistic styles from the two languages. 

Registration Dates 8 Feb 2024 – 17 Apr 2024
Language(s)

English

Target Audience

Chinese

Non-Chinese

UG

PG

Maximum Number of Participants 24
Duration 2 hours
Registration

Online registration on first-come-first-served basis. 

Eligibility All UG, PG Students
Skills

Speaking
Vocabulary

Categories

Discussions skills
Group interaction
Language & Culture

Remarks

The Center has the discretion to cancel the course / event due to insufficient enrolment. A cancellation email will be sent to the registered participants at least 24 hours before the course / event date if the above situation arises.

Enquiry

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

E-mail: lcilang@ust.hk
Tel: (852) 2358-7851
Office: Language Commons (Room 3018, Lifts 2 & 3)