In the trend of leaning Chinese, we are moving toward the direction of computer assisted language learning. The International Forum on Chinese Teaching in International Schools was held on September 19th. Many International School teachers joined the forum and have produced some inspiring discussions.
As the Universiade is underway in Russia, NTNU is boosting morale by bringing together experts from around the world to discuss the science behind winning gold medals. The four-day International Sports Biomechanics Seminar kicked off Sunday, covering a range of topics including technique analysis, sports equipment, computer simulations, and sports medicine.
National Taiwan Normal University had the honor of hosting this year's International Association of Chinese Linguistics annual conference for the first time in seven years. The event brought together top linguists researching the Chinese language from across the globe for three days of academic discussion which wrapped up on June 9.
Preparing students for the real world should be a focus of English-language studies, said NTNU English department chair Liang Sun-chieh (梁孫傑) last Thursday as he met with a visiting delegation from Thailand.