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2012 Spring Teacher Training


The Confucius Institute in Atlanta held a Spring Teacher Institute on May 5 at Emory. Professor Cynthia Ning, language specialist from University of Hawaii, gave a talk entitled “Twenty-first Century Skills and a Twenty-first Century Textbook” to college Chinese teachers from the State of Georgia. Professor Ning shared with the participants the communicative approach to learning Chinese language and culture underlying the textbook Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture that she co-authored.