• Teacher Training at the University of Manchester

    Posted on 13 Dec 2019 in CLTalk, Conferences and Events, Workshops

    Our Teacher Training Workshop on the 30th November was a terrific success.  Macmillan Education and the Confucius Institute co-hosted the event at University Place at the University of Manchester.  It was a perfect venue, located in the heart of the University and it comfortably accommodated over 100 delegates which were made up of primary, secondary…

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    Posted on 06 Nov 2019 in CLTalk

    At the beginning of June 2019, my manager at Macmillan Education (where I work as Senior Project Lead for customized language learning products) sent around a flyer on behalf of the Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University. It advertised a Young Professional’s Trip to China, with the promise of an exciting opportunity for early career…

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  • A Summer Language Programme and More in China

    Posted on 30 Sep 2019 in CLTalk

    preparing for the programme   “Let’s set up a Wechat group”, Dr Sheng Shuangxia, our Chinese Director, suggested upon meeting this year’s participants of the Summer Intensive Language Programme in China. This was during their induction back in June, preparing them for the exciting trip they were about to embark on. From 7-20 July, 13…

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  • University of Edinburgh’s Residence in China Placement

    Posted on 30 Aug 2019 in CLTalk

    READ TEN THOUSAND BOOKS, TRAVEL TEN THOUSAND MILES ‘Read ten thousand books, Travel ten thousand miles’ (读万卷书,行万里路) is a famous Chinese proverb. This well-known saying means there are two different paths for people to acquire knowledge; one, through a word-mediated tradition and the other to directly experience the infinite and expansive world around us. Taking…

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    Posted on 09 Jul 2019 in CLTalk

    On Friday 28thJune, London sparkled in the glowing sunshine whilst Kings College London hosted a wonderful rich packed programme for their International Symposium on Intercultural Communication and Chinese Language Teaching.  There were lots of stories, experiences and projects being shared amongst this community of Chinese Teachers, who came from far and wide, representing different Universities…

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  • Teacher Training Day at Oxford Brookes University, 11 May 2019

    Posted on 14 May 2019 in CLTalk

    Teacher Training Day at Oxford Brookes University on 11 May 2019     The Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University and Macmillan Education co-hosted a very successful and well attended Teacher training day for teachers of Mandarin on Saturday 11 May at Oxford Brookes University. The aim of the event was to demonstrate using Discover…

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  • CLTalk is looking for news!

    Posted on 04 Apr 2019 in CLTalk, Teachers News

    Our newsletter CLTalk in the past, not only provided a wonderful insight in to what is happening in the world of Chinese teaching, it also presented a great opportunity in which Chinese Teachers could learn from and share knowledge. We at Macmillan Education recognise how important this was and so we would like to relaunch…

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  • Posted on 04 Apr 2019 in CLTalk

    l CLTalk 12 The Art of Conversation CLTalk 13 Teacher in the Spotlight – Duo LUAN Fina CLTalk 13 Presentation PPT How to Read Large Numbers in Chinese CLTalk 13 Large Numbers Activity Outline Final CLTalk 13 Large Numbers Exercise Sheet Final CLTalk 14 Teacher in the Spotlight – Theresa Munford CLTalk 14 Seven Step…

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