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2021 Virtual Mooncake Maker with Your Own Works

2021 云月饼烘焙计划 【请点击这里查看中文版】 The Mid-Autumn Festival that symbolizes reunion is coming up very soon!  In order to create an immersive experience of Mid-Autumn Festival culture and appreciate the gourmet charm of mooncakes, the UBC Chinese Language Program invites you to participate in the 2021 Virtual Mooncake Maker with Your Works Event! With your full imagination […]

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Cross-National Conversations: Enhancing Chinese Heritage Language Learning through International Collaboration

There could be a hundred different classes for a hundred heritage students, because each and every one of these students have specific learning needs and goals. Heritage students are those raised in a Mandarin-speaking environment and are bilingual to some extent. They present unique learning trajectories that do not fit into the traditional streams of […]

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Forming a Global Family with Mandarin: 2021 BC Chinese Bridge Mandarin Speech Contest

Under the theme of “Mandarin as a Bridge, the World as One Family,” the 2021 Chinese Bridge Mandarin Speech Contest successfully took place online on May 4th. This year, the contestants virtually gathered together to think about how the Winter Olympics in the upcoming year will provide a precious opportunity for everyone in the global […]

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Language and Literature Learning Talk: Visualizing your Chinese Language and Literature Journey

中文奇旅:语言学习经验谈 DATE Friday, March 12, 2021 TIME 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST LINK Click here for the Zoom link NOTE If you wish to apply a bonus mark towards your current CHIN course for participating, you will NEED TO write a reflection of what you learned and how the talk inspired you AND submit it […]

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2021 UBC Online Lantern Festival Poetry Event

2021 UBC Online Lantern Festival Poetry Event February 26-April 9 Canvas Online Platform (Self-Enrollment Key Available on February 26) Open to view by CHIN 450+ literature course students and CHIN 400 level language course students 2021 UBC Online Lantern Festival Poetry Event Covid Keeps Us Apart, but Poetry Brings Us Together! One night’s east wind […]

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2021 Virtual Mooncake Maker with Your Own Works

2021 云月饼烘焙计划 【请点击这里查看中文版】 The Mid-Autumn Festival that symbolizes reunion is coming up very soon!  In order to create an immersive experience of Mid-Autumn Festival culture and appreciate the gourmet charm of mooncakes, the UBC Chinese Language Program invites you to participate in the 2021 Virtual Mooncake Maker with Your Works Event! With your full imagination […]

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Caring On: Meet our new and seasoned instructors and learn how they approach student-centered learning

Behind UBC’s Chinese Language Program is a diverse team of passionate instructors who seek to not only broaden the students’ academic horizons, but also enrich their personal lives. This year, we are honoured to introduce to you our seasoned instructor Lu Mingzhu, and our three new visiting lecturers, Peng Yu-chun, Chen Yi, and Lin Shiang-han. Instructor […]

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Individualized Learning within a Supportive Community: Introducing Beginners Heritage Chinese Courses at UBC’s Chinese Language Program

The Chinese Language Program welcomes students to register for Chinese Heritage courses! You can find some inspiring testimonials from your peers in the video below. The diverse student body at the University of British Columbia has a considerably large community of Chinese heritage students. But what really makes a Chinese heritage student? While they might find a […]

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Cross-National Conversations: Enhancing Chinese Heritage Language Learning through International Collaboration

There could be a hundred different classes for a hundred heritage students, because each and every one of these students have specific learning needs and goals. Heritage students are those raised in a Mandarin-speaking environment and are bilingual to some extent. They present unique learning trajectories that do not fit into the traditional streams of […]

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Heritage Incubator: Fostering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through CHIN243

A heritage Chinese class can mean much more than teaching students linguistic skills, such as how to correctly pronounce words, or how to fluently formulate sentences. By encouraging the students to reflect on their own cultural heritage, CHIN 243: Basic Chinese II: Part 2 (Heritage) motivated them to further explore such significant concepts as equity, […]

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