Monday, August 13, 2007

Chinese faculty, students undergo English summer camp at CLSU

A team of 78 faculty and students from the Fujian Normal University in Foshou, Fujian, Peoples Republic of China came to CLSU to undertake English learning and cultural immersion from July 27 to August 9, 2007. This team was composed of 31 faculty and 47 students with Mr. Chen Wen, a faculty in the Fujian Normal University as their team leader.

The program of activities included interactive English lessons, cultural exposure trips and immersion, Philippine dance and music demonstration, among others.
Museum trips to Palayan City, Baguio City and Manila were part of their itinerary in the 15 day summer camp.

The faculty of the Department of English and Humanities (DEH) and other faculty and students from other colleges and departments interacted with the Chinese students. In particular the Student Cultural Society of the Office of the Student Affairs, some first year students of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and the College of Education joined the Chinese students in interactive learning in their English subjects.

This group is the third from Fujian Normal University. It has chosen CLSU as the summer camp site through Dr. William S. Co, Philippine Agriculture attaché of the Philippines to China and a friend and benefactor of CLSU.

The Training Office of the RET under the supervision of Dr. Teodora A. Battad and the Department of English and Humanities of the CAS facilitated this summer English camp.