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The Teaching of French in China

Friday, April 30 | 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Why do we study French? What is the appeal of the French language and culture in China today? Join the round-table discussion with our speakers! They will share about the Chinese's interaction with the language, the main characteristics of teaching French in China, and the strategies for educational cooperation between the two countries.

April 30| 8:00 PM| Central Time
May 1 | 9:00 AM | Beijing Time

This event is in French.

It is organized by French Connexions & WUSTL China Forum and supported by the Cultural Services French Embassy in the United States.

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Speaker Information

Fengsheng Hu
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis. Hu was a Fulbright Scholar at the National Institute of Agronomic Research in Bordeaux in 2006-2007.

Xiuli Wang
Director of the French Department, Beijing Language and Culture University; Member of the board of the National Association for Teaching and Research in French; Director of the Center for Contrastive Studies of Sino-French Languages ​​and Cultures, she obtained her doctorate from Sorbonne Nouvelle University in 2004.

Mathieu Ausseil 
He graduated in political science and law. After starting his career in the judiciary, he joined the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was posted to Beijing for four years as university cooperation program officer, before occupying the post of education attaché at the French Embassy in Washington DC.

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