Experience China Course 2012 Feedback

Comments and feedback from the 2012 Experience China participants

Experience China 3

  • It was a unique and invaluable experience for me and has really inspired me to take Mandarin further as part of my teaching and for personal interest.
  • The experience was one of the highlights of my life.  I learned so much and have so much enthusiasm , which might have diminished had I not been taught so much and visited the country itself.
  • Very good course and it was very enjoyable.  Thank you.
  • The teachers and support staff were incredibly helpful and supportive in my Chinese language learning. The course was extremely well organized and I benefited hugely from it.
  • Overall, a great experience that I would undoubtedly repeat, had I the opportunity.
  • The course was a marvellous experience and I am grateful to the Confucius Institute and ECNU for making it happen. I was sorry to have to leave after three weeks. The Open University course is consolidating what we learned and building on it, especially with regard to the written language. I would certainly like to be able to take things further by a follow-up in Shanghai – the benefits of face-to-face to teaching cannot be underestimated.
  • If you are interested in China and Chinese culture it really gives you a flavour.  It helps very much with learning characters and how to speak the language.  You also meet lots of interesting and nice people.
  • I’ve learnt a lot in 3 weeks. A lifetime experience that I would like to redo.
  • It is a really good experience, especially for language teachers. It is a thorough, certainly useful immersion.
  • Excellent experience to travel and to be able to provide students with a more interesting and rounded language experience.

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