Business Chinese Speech Contest

The Business Chinese Speech Contest

The London Confucius Institute is pleased to launch the first Business Chinese Speech Contest in collaboration with European Business School London at Regent’s College London on 25 June 2011.

The purpose of the contest is as follows:

  • To facilitate the learning and teaching of Chinese language via resources such as the London Confucius Institute and Confucius Institute Online;
  • To enhance the understanding of modern Chinese businesses and Chinese culture;
  • To encourage business and cultural exchanges and promote mutual under standing between China and Europe.

Eligibilty For Entry

  • Non-heritage Chinese
  • Non-Chinese nationals
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Not in full-time further education
  • Resident in EU countries

The final competition will be held on Saturday 25 June 2011 and the event may be recorded and televised.

Application Procedure

To enter the contest, candidates must complete the Application Form and submit it by 21 May 2011 with a recorded audio speech of 8 to 10 minutes in Chinese on a self chosen topic related to one’s own experience of or reflections on Chinese business behaviours, or business culture or Chinese business development.

Applicants can apply from Monday 21 March 2011, and the deadline for application is Saturday 21 May 2011. Please visit London Confucius Institute website to complete the Application Form and upload/send your audio file of the speech.

For further information, please contact
London Confucius Institute c/o SOAS Language Centre, 22 Russell Square, London
WC1H OXG; Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7898 4880; E-mail: lci@soas.ac.uk.

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