The National Academy for Educational Research “2019 Sinica Corpus and standard system application workshop” event news!The National Academy for Educational Research (a.k.a. NAER) applied “Establishment of Sinica Corpus and standard system” of the Hanyu Eight years plan in 2013. Starting from 2014, the Sinica Corpus database has been kept updated, along with the addition of new researches in Huayu ability standard, Chinese characters, terms, and grammar standard. In order to share the fruit of our project, NAER organized the event “2019 Sinica Corpus and standard system application workshop” on April 26th (Friday) at Taipei Hospital 11F Great Hall. Click here to apply. https://goo.gl/5Sr5n8 08:30-09:00 Report for the morning session 09:00-09:10 Opening Ceremony 09:10-10:40 Workshop basic lecture (1) Speaker: Pai ming-hung assistant researcher 10:50-12:20 Workshop basic lecture (2) Speaker: Wu chien-cheng assistant researcher 13:30-14:00 Report for the afternoon session 14:00-14:50 Workshop advanced lecture (1) Speaker: Pai ming-hung assistant researcher 15:00-15:50 Workshop advanced lecture (2) Speaker: Wu chien-cheng assistant researcher 15:50-16:30 Comprehensive forum and Closing Ceremony
The most entertaining language learning courses “Learn Chinese by sightseeing in Taiwan”Ever have a problem because of language barriers when you visit other countries? Is Chinese the most difficult language in the world? The Chinese language centers in Taiwan’s universities are cooperating with the tour industry to offer a new choice for visitors to Taiwan! Taiwan is a beautiful island in the far west of the Pacific, where tourists would be interested in the natural scenery, renowned local snacks, and sophisticated cultural background. No matter whether or not you have heard of, or even know about this place, visiting once will be enough to leave you with an unforgettable memory in life. Recently, many Chinese language centers in universities have been cooperating with the tour industry by introducing custom tours that combine the local cultural experience and language learning. Foreign visitors may enjoy the trip to Taiwan and naturally speak for themselves. From delicious food to historic sites, visitors can now experience the culture inside out. For example, Tamkang University Chinese Center offers a culinary tour. With the guidance of a professional Chinese instructor, the visitors can buy ingredients in a traditional market and cook for themselves. Visitors learn how to actually get involved in the actual living environment by experiencing making self-cooked meals to eating night market food. Experience with real local Taiwanese taste! Chung Yuan Christian University Chinese language center introduces four sets of itineraries, including historical site tours, aesthetics in modern and historical structures, native tribe cultural experience, and other special cultural ceremonies such as dragon boat paddling. Whether or not you love the natural scenery or special local culture, visitors will be satisfied with the intriguing arrangement. Now we take a look at the South Central part of Taiwan. If you want to experience the cultural creative base and Fengjia night market, join the tour offered by the Feng Chia University Chinese language center that combines themed cultural tour and Chinese language education. The visitors will first be taught with the basics and related words, and they will be able to apply what they learned on different tours and situations. Wenzao Ursuline University mainly focuses on combining the Chinese language course with Taiwanese local food. Taiwan is surrounded by the ocean with very rich and fresh seafood. The Fo Guang Shan purification trip takes you to the Buddha memorial hall that combines Asian and foreign cultures in its traditional but modern architecture. Enjoy the vegetarian food in religious tranquility with a peaceful mind. We also look at the Hakka culture and local food where people cook for themselves. The Hakka architecture and natural scenery of wetland offer great food and nice views. You don’t want to miss this if you are a food-lover who wants to try all sorts of different food while in Taiwan. If you want to make lifelong memories for your visit, try the combined learning and local experience tour program. Sightseeing will no longer be a browse-and-leave tour, and you can learn to speak a few sentences of the language that 1.2 billion of the population on earth is using. Other than learning Chinese while visiting Taiwan, the Ministry of Education officially cooperates with universities in training Chinese educators. They also connect with overseas universities and academies to recommend excellent Chinese educators teaching in the overseas campus. People living overseas may have the opportunity to learn Chinese with Taiwanese culture without leaving their country. To know more about the above tour courses and Mandarin education-related information please visit the website. https://ogme.edu.tw/
Keep ASF outKeep African swine fever out ！ASF is a devastating, infectious disease for pigs. Death toll can be as high as 100%. As of today, no vaccine or cure is available.In case of an ASF incursion, a 200 billion NT dollar loss is expected. We need your cooperation to protect the pig industry in Taiwan:NO bringing of meat products into Taiwan.NO purchasing on the internet of meat products from abroad.NO visiting of foreign animal farms. Violators who bring meat products to Taiwanwill be fined up to 1,000,000 NT dollars!! Resource：1. National Secience and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction2. Ministry of Education
2019 Fun Little Master Mandarin CampThe Extension School of Continuing Education (SCE) of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is well known for Mandarin Teaching and Learning for decades. Apart from holding OCAC Language Study Program for Expatriate Youth, SCE also holds Chinese teacher workshops for many years. In order to encourage overseas Chinese students and international students to visit Taiwan tp learn Chinese and experience Chinese culture, SCE has designed the Mandarin Summer (Winter) Camp,which meets the needs of children leraners.Let children leran and explore their world through Mandarin! 2019 Little Master Mandarin Summer (Winert) Camp has three sessions, we also offer “Mandarin Short-Term Camp” particulally designed for groups. Students between 6~9 years old, interested in Mandarin and Chinese culture(Students over 14 years old.Please refer to our 2019 Amazing Formosa Mandarin Study Tour) Get further information: 2019 Fun Little Master Mandarin Camp Contact: National Taiwan Normal University Ms.Huang / Mr. Ting Chiu Contact no: +886-2-7734-5834 / +886-2-7734-5824 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Message: Please dial +886-2-7734-5800 on regular holidays, or leave your name, question and contact information by email. We will contact with you as soon as possible.
2019 Amazing Formosa Mandarin Study TourThe Extension School of Continuing Education (SCE) of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is well known for Mandarin Teaching and Learning. Apart from holding OCAC Language Study Program for Expatriate Youth, SCE also owns impressive history of holding Mandarin teacher workshops. In order to attract international students, SCE has designed a series of activities for students who are interested in Mandarin learning and Chinese culture in “Amazing Formosa.” Welcome to join us! There are four sessions in 2019, we also offer “Customzied Mandarin Short-Term Study Tour” for groups. Students between 14-24 years old, interested in Mandarin and Chinese culture （Students under 14 years old, please refer to another summer camp program 2019 Little Master—Mandarin Summer Camp） ※The students will have the free time after class and on the Weekends, self-care skills are necessary. Once the registration is completed, it indicates students have confirmed that they are responsible for their behavior and security after the class and on the weekends. During the free time, the students are allowed to leave campus while they have to return to dormitory before curfew( by 22:30pm). See more information: 2019 Amazing Formasa Mandarin Study Tour Contact: National Taiwan Normal University Ms.Huang / Mr. Ting Chiu Contact no: +886-2-7734-5834 / +886-2-7734-5824 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Message: Please dial +886-2-7734-5800 on regular holidays, or leave your name, question and contact information by email. We will contact with you as soon as possible.
Who is speaking：the Lovely TaiwanCourse Link: https://www.coursera.org/learn/learn-intermediate-chinese-mandarin In studying Mandarin Chinese, besides focusing on having correct pronunciation, meaning, and grammar, if you really want to deeply understand a language, you must know a place’s culture. In this course, we will take you to the lovely little island of Taiwan, introduce you to cultural stories and famous natural scenery, to let you understand Taiwan’s character, using this teaching method, we are sure you can accumulate an even richer understanding of Mandarin. We hope you will take this next step with us, to study Chinese together, to get to know the lovely Taiwan.