Teaching and learning Chinese in New Zealand schools
Celebrate Chinese Language week at the Library.
- Date: Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
12:10pm to 1:00pm
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
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Language learning — experiences and hopes
A panel of three Mandarin Language Assistants and three secondary school students who are currently studying Chinese discuss their experiences and hopes in learning the language. Mandarin Language Assistants (MLA) are all from China, sponsored by the Confucius Institute and are employed in schools throughout New Zealand. An event for Chinese Language Week.
The three Chinese language week events at the National Library of New Zealand have been jointly organised by Wellington City Libraries and the National Library of New Zealand.
About the speakers
Mandarin Language Assistants LIN Lili from Wellington Girls’ College, GU Yu from Wellington East Girls’ College and YU Yirong (MLA) from Thorndon School, with secondary school students Lesieli Katoa and Sophia Hatzilamprou (Wellington East Girls’ College), and Ella Haszard from Wellington Girls’ College.