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LTI at the SFU Burnaby Campus Information Evening

Thank you to all the prospective students who came to the LTI booth during the SFU Burnaby Campus Information Evening on May 25th and met with LTI instructors, Jia Fei, Claudia Hein, and Noriko Omae! It was a pleasure to meet you all!

See some photos from the event below!

B.C. Mandarin Speech Contest

Congratulations to our SFU students in the B.C. Chinese Bridge Mandarin Speech Contest held in Vancouver on March 22nd.  SFU student Sean Bergunder won the top prize in the Non-Heritage Intermediate-Advanced Level.  Monica Luna-Estrada won the 2nd prize in the Non-Heritage Beginner Level.

The event was co-sponsored by the BCIT Confucius Institute and the Chinese Consulate in Vancouver.  About sixty contestants from nine B.C. post-secondary institutions competed on the assigned topic of "Me and China".

Photo below of SFU team and Senior Lecturer Cynthia Xie.

26th Annual BC Japanese Speech Contest

At the 26th Annual BC Japanese Speech Contest, hosted at SFU on March 1st, Summer Fang - a graduate of SFU's JAPN 300 and 301 - won the advanced level category.  The SFU event was made possible by volunteer work of students from JAPN 201, JAPN 301, and JAPN 200.

Congratulations to all participants!

FASS Teaching Innovator Profile

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences recently featured LTI Instructor Billie Ng as a Teaching Innovator! Visit Faculty of Arts of Social Sciences News to read her profile!

Check out our LTI facebook page!

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