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Event Recap: The Second Annual Cantonese Fun Night (2019)

On Friday, November 22rd 2019, over 150 students from various courses in the Cantonese Language Program spent their evening surrounded by music, food, and movie entertainment with their instructors and teaching assistants. The three-hour event kicked off with karaoke and mahjong, a great way to soci...

Event Recap: 2019 Chinese Fun Night

This year, the annual Chinese Fun Night took place on Tuesday, October 1st at the Asian Centre Auditorium. Watch a video and view photos from the event!

2019 Global Seminar: CHIN234 Learning Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan

In this year’s summer Global Seminar, UBC's Chinese Language Program allowed students to learn Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan. Each student was filled with unforgettable experiences!

Event Recap: 2019 UBC Language Day

In case you could not make it, our friends over at Chinese Language Program put together a small recap of their booth to give you a glimpse of UBC's first ever “Language Day” event!

Event Recap: 2019 CHIN 233 Happy “Fun” Summer Vacation Travel Fair

On Wednesday, April 3, a mini exhibition was held for nearly 60 students taking the non-heritage-stream Chinese course CHIN 233. Through oral presentations and short videos, students promoted travel packages from their "fake" travel agencies.

Event Recap: 2019 BC “Chinese Bridge” Mandarin Speech Contest

On Saturday, March 16, more than 55 students, from 11 different universities and colleges, participated in this annual speech contest. This year, the contest challenged students to present speeches about the "fun and challenges in learning Chinese."...

Event Recap: 2019 UBC CHIN243 Documentary Festival - ​Stories About Us, By Us, For Us

On Friday, March 29, students, faculty, friends and family enjoyed the final documentaries and stories from CHIN 243 students.

2019 Chinese Poetry Night

On Thursday, February 28, the Chinese Language Program hosted the 2019 UBC Lantern Festival Chinese Poetry Night to celebrate the fifteenth day of the first Chinese lunar month at the UBC Asian Centre.

Event Recap: Chinese Language Program 2019 Volunteer’s Day

As the spirit of Valentine’s Day is to show appreciation and love to the ones we care about, the UBC Chinese Language Program created a raffle on the week of Valentines (February 13-15, 2019) for our volunteers to win prizes and thank them for their immense help towards the program.

2018W UBC Chinese Language Program Heritage Final Project Festival “Mapping China”

With 56 teams and over 350 attendees, this festival allowed heritage Chinese learners from different course levels to demonstrate, display, and promote Chinese culture from various angles.

2019 Chinese Fun Night

Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: Asian Centre Auditorium   This year, the annual Chinese Fun Night Event took place on October 1st at the Asian Centre Auditorium, which was hosted by the Chinese Language Program. Faculty members, Teaching Assistants (TAs), Work Learns (WL) and volunteers prepared fun activities […]

2019 Global Seminar: CHIN234 Learning Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan

  “I think travelling abroad and immersing yourself in other cultures is quintessential to develop into a better, [and a] more understanding person.” A Living Classroom Overview    In this year’s summer Global Seminar, UBC Chinese Language Program offered students to learn Chinese in a living classroom in Taiwan. An overseas language course that involves […]

2019 UBC Language Day

Date: Thursday, September 5th Time: 10 AM – 4 PM Location: open area in front of Walter C. Koerner Library     It’s back to school time! With new students entering and old students returning, the Department of Asian Studies took the chance to exhibit the vastly diverse language programs UBC offers, hosting the annual UBC […]

2019 T2 Volunteer Appreciation Party

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Nest Bukhman Lounge     On Friday, April 5th, the Chinese Language Program hosted their termly “Volunteer Appreciation Party” to show appreciation for all the hard work our volunteers have invested into helping the program. The appreciation party was organized by our Faculty […]

2019 CHIN 233 Happy “Fun” Summer Vacation Travel Fair Final Project

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm –  7:00 pm Location: UBC Asian Studies Auditorium     On Wednesday, April 3rd, the Chinese Language Program hosted their first CHIN 233 Final Oral Project Exhibition. The exhibition was brought together by our faculty members, Teaching Assistants (TA), Work Learns (WL), volunteers, as well as our […]

2019 UBC CHIN 243 Documentary Festival - ​Stories About Us, By Us, For Us 《知我,致我》

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019 Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Room 182, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IBLC)     On Friday, March 29th, The Chinese Language Program hosted their first CHIN 243 documentary film exhibition: “To Us, For Us & By Us”. The exhibition was brought together by our Faculty members, Teaching […]

2019 UBC CHIN243 Documentary Festival -​Stories About Us, By Us, For Us 《知我,致我》

  On behalf of the Chinese Program of the UBC Department of Asian Studies, the Class of CHIN 243 would like to invite you to their documentary film exhibition: “To Us, For Us & By Us”. Exclusively presented by the Chinese heritage students of CHIN 243, there will be documentaries and personal stories that lead […]

2019 UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Night

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: UBC Asian Centre Auditorium     On Thursday, February 28, the Chinese Language Program hosted the 2019 UBC Lantern Festival Chinese Poetry Night to celebrate the fifteenth day of the first Chinese lunar month at the UBC Asian Centre.     The poetry […]

2019 Happy Volunteer’s Day

Date: Wednesday- Friday, February 13-15, 2019 Time: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm Location: Auditorium Annex B     As the spirit of Valentine’s Day is to show appreciation and love to the ones we care about, the UBC Chinese Language Program wanted to make this special occasion more colorful for our student volunteers. Without their […]

2019 UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Night

2019 UBC Lantern Festival Poetry Night:  Now the dusk descends, let’s meet the Moon!   Up above are glinting lanterns and fireworks, as bright as daylight, and here couples reunite at dusk; Under the moon is the Cloud City, where sleeve dances are seen with the sound of laughters and verses humming.   As the […]