Center of Foreign Language Education
Center of Foreign Language EducationBY · 2017-06-30 11:58
The Foreign Language Education Center is responsible for English Teaching to over 15,000 non-English major undergraduate and graduate students from colleges of Chongqing University. There are six teaching divisions, consisting of about 100 English teachers offering nearly 50 courses covering English language skills, literature, culture, international academic communication, and ESP courses.
The Center has developed three groups of curriculum including English for University Studies (EUS), English for Academic Professional(EAP), and English for Global Professional(EGP). EUS is aimed at assisting students improving language competence, intercultural communication competence, critical thinking skills, independent learning ability, as well as global competence. EAP courses are designed to meet the students’ need inEnglish for academic studies. EGP aims to facilitate students’development of communicative abilities as global professionals.
The Center has made remarkable achievements in its innovative programand cultivation of high-quality internationalized talents. It has been honored with the Second Prize in National Teaching Achievement Award (2009), and Chongqing Municipality Teaching Achievement Award(2017), as well as the first prize in Chongqing University Teaching Achievement Award(2008, 2012, 2016). The Center has cultivated one State-level Teaching Team, one National Excellent Course, and one Outstanding Teacher of Chongqing Municipality. Furthermore, after several years’ innovative practice, the center has adopted Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach to language acquisition and blended teaching mode, which demonstrate the remarkable features of Chongqing University, and have been accorded national recognition.