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posted itemPosted - 16/03/2016 :  16:20:08

Discovery Enriched Summer Programme in Global Chinese Language Education


Department of Linguistics and Translation,City University of Hong Kong & Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education, East China Normal University (华东师范大学)


The objectives of the proposed Summer Programme/ DimSum Project are to:

  1. enrich students with the knowledge relating to Global Chinese Language Education;
  2. develop their interest and ability in teaching Chinese as a foreign language (TCFL) for further studies or potential career;
  3. enhance their communication skills in Putonghua.


  • Lectures/Seminars on Global Chinese education
  • Observation of /Participation in language classes for foreigners learning Chinese
  • Visits to the language education organizations
  • Cultural Tours to investigate traditional and modern Chinese culture in relation to language use in Shanghai
  • Sharing sessions with local students

Target Participants:

Year 2 to Year 4 full-time undergraduate students with the major study in Linguistics and Language Applications/Linguistics & Language Technology


8 days, 22 May 2016 to 29 May 2016 (click here to obtain a Tentative itinerary and Task list)


HK$3,900 (including air ticket, accommodation, learning courses, and local tours)
(HK$5,900 sponsorship)

Application method:

Send the application form by e-mail to LT General Office at grace.lau@cityu.edu.hk

Application deadline:

21 March 2016 (Monday)

Interview and selection:

23-24 March 2016 (Wednesday to Thursday)

Announcement of result:

30 March 2016

LT Support



Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk