Liu Xinyuan, a 3rd-year Asian Language & Culture (Chinese Literature) major and Visual Arts minor at UBC, recently won the 2021 Chia-ying Yeh & Minsheng Scholarship, who was also the only recipient hailing from a university in North America. The scholarship was founded by UBC’s very own Professor Emerita Chia-ying Yeh along with the Minsheng […]
Back home in Beijing last December 19, 2020, third-year UBC student Yuxin Guo received a pleasant surprise: she was one of 15 winners of the Excellence Award (优秀奖) for the Chia-ying Yeh and Minsheng Scholarship. Among the 15 winners, Yuxin is the only student who hails from a North American university. The scholarship was started […]
This year, the 2020 “Chinese Bridge” Mandarin Speech Contest took place online with the theme of “one world, one family”. Korean-Canadian fourth-year student Laura Lee was chosen to represent British Columbia in this global competition. Laura took her first Mandarin class at UBC, and is now majoring in Chinese Language and Culture, as well as […]
“Where are you from?” A question that seems simple but can often be hard to answer. Matthew is a third-year student at UBC currently studying commerce. His experiences in learning Chinese has had a huge impact on his life, shaping his journey to find his identity. Listen to his story to hear what he has […]
Jennifer recently graduated from UBC last year in International Economics. She began taking Chinese classes with the UBC Chinese Language Program since her first year at the university and continued until graduation. Throughout her years at UBC, she has had many unique experiences from participating in Chinese speech competitions to interning overseas. Listen to […]
CHIN143 and CHIN243 are Chinese language courses offered by UBC’s Asian Studies department. A series of classroom activities has encouraged heritage students to trace back the origins of their cultural identity, experience the diverse cultures surrounding them, explore their connection to the world, and define their unique identity. Today, students from both classes have presented their outstanding final projects. Please follow their footsteps and listen closely to what they want to say.
在中华五千年的浩瀚的历史中，诗词就像是一颗璀璨的明珠，在文学艺术的星空中熠熠生辉，又像是一股升腾了千年的香气，在文学艺术的长廊上弥漫、缭绕。UBC文学课的同学们在为博大精深的诗词文化深深着迷的同时，也创作出了一些优美动人的诗词。今天就让我们一起鉴赏来自他们的优美诗词吧！ In the 5,000-year history of China, poetry is like a dazzling pearl, shining in the starry sky of literature and art, and like a fragrance that has risen for thousands of years, permeating on the gallery of literature and art. While students of UBC’s Chinese Literature class were deeply fascinated by the profound Chinese […]
This term in the CHIN 131 section of Qian Wang Laoshi, students have received an interesting out-class task, “Characters Everywhere”. This task aims to guide students to discover the deeper meaning beyond the Chinese characters that they daily encounter, and encourage students to relate the characters to their own experience. Let’s take a look at […]