Inter Varsity Mandarin Speaking Competition
The UMP Mandarin Language & Chinese Culture Week organized by MLCC and Mandarin Language Society, UMP in cooperation with Department of Student Affairs & Alumni, Centre for Modern Languages Human Sciences and Sin Chew Daily will be holding opening ceremony and Inter Varsities Mandarin Speaking Competition today, 23.11.2011.
The program advisor for Mandarin Speaking Competition, Ms Yong said, besides UMP, 6 other local universities were invited for the event. A total of 16 participants would take part in the speaking competition. She also said that the objective of the competition was to motivate the interest of learning Mandarin language among the beginner learners.
The Advisor for the Mandarin Language & Chinese Culture Week, Mr Chong added, the CultureWeek started on 18.11.2011 and would end on 24.11.2011.
There were six major activities including Cultural Exhibition, Inter Varsities Mandarin Speaking Competition, Inter Faculties Mandain Quiz, Chinese Tea Talk, Chinese movies and cultural workshops (Tai Chi Demonstration and Mandarin Song Workshop). - Chong Ah Kow