On 3th June, the opening ceremony of short term Chinese training program of Saint Petersburg University of Technology was held in the north campus. 5 trainees, volunteers and teachers who come from the school of international education have attended the opening ceremony. Ms Chen Xiao hosted the ceremony.
In the ceremony, our Chinese teacher, Xiao Juan, gave us a speech to welcome our trainees. Then she gave a brief introduction on the program. This program integrates language classes, culture classes and visiting activities. The language class will choose some practical topics. Trainees can learn some Chinese traditional talents, such as calligraphy, paper-cutting on culture classes. Trainees are also have opportunity to visit places of interest in Guangzhou and put what they have learned into practice.
Daria Lisalia, from Moldova, delivered a brilliant Chinese speech on Cantonese Culture and life in Guangzhou. Our office teacher, Luo Shanke, gave our trainees many useful suggestions on the topic that how to live a better life in SCUT. Our Chinese teacher, Yu Yi, gave out the culture T-shirt to trainees to welcome them.
Saint Petersburg University of Technology is one of the most famous universities in Russia and has a partnership with SCUT. The training will last 4 weeks, including language learning and cultural submersion. This training event will not only further deepen our cooperation with Saint Petersburg University of Technology, but also promote the culture exchanges between the two countries.