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2015.1110

Asia Options Rates MTC as the Best Language Center in Taiwan

Asia Options, an online platform that connects Australia’s future leaders with opportunities to engage with Asia, echoed with the Chinese language learning policy of the Australian government and launched a review on Mandarin Learning Center in Asia. Overall, the prestigious Mandarin Training Center of NTNU was rated 8.9 out of 10 and earned the title of the best mandarin leaning center in Taiwan.

Nowadays, many bilingual kindergartens pop up in America and claim that kids can learn English and Mandarin naturally. People around the world have begun taking the mandarin learning trend seriously. The government of Australia have launched the Asian Century white paper and encouraged the mobility of Australian youth, especially to Asian Pacific countries and learn Mandarin. Taiwan is listed as home to one of the important Mandarin Learning Center.

Affordability, location, reputation, opportunity and atmosphere are the five standards in rating these language centers. Mandarin Training Center of NTNU, Chinese Language Division (CLD) of the NTU Language Center, International Chinese Language Program at NTU and Chinese Language Center of National Cheng Kung University are rated high. Among these institutes, MTC is rated the highest due to the convenient environment, comprehensive education teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. Also, the NTNU campus is a great place to meet new friends which is really important when adjusting to a new country.

Asia Options is a website focusing on the work and learning experience of Australian youth coming to Asia, and there’s a column for Taiwan. Laster September, the writer of the column Marie-Alice Mclean-Dreyfus interviewed Mr. Andy Bi, the Executive Director of Education Division at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Australia about the scholarship offered by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, the function of Education Division at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and the outlook of cooperation between Taiwan and Australia. What’s more, the column has reported about the application of Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship program, experience sharing from Australian student coming to Taiwan and so on.

There’s a search engine on Asia Options that you can search for specific language and country to find suitable course for you. Marie-Alice Mclean-Dreyfus said that the review of Asian language center is a continuing investigation which opens for those who have studied in those institutes to vote. She hopes that in the future, they can include more other language centers in Taiwan so that people who wish to go to Taiwan can have more choices.