Xinhua Crowthorne, UK June 2nd call (reporter Bai Xu) red arch bridge across the corner to clean water, your study of the antique piano melodious … This is the English primary g County of Wellington College in the 2nd Chinese center, as if to let visitors into the Chinese classical gardens.
a cost of £ 500,000 (about 4.86 million yuan) project is considered to be the largest in British schools dedicated to learning the Chinese language and cultural center. Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to Britain, cut the ribbon for the center.
“center,” said Liu Xiaoming. “It is a place of learning Chinese is a window of understanding of Chinese culture, more young people, a bridge for communication. Young people are the future of the country, the relationship between them affect the friendship between the two countries.”
the Wellington College Dean Anthony Selden said, the center will be used to teach Chinese calligraphy courses, organize seminars and Chinese culture as well as in some special occasions such as Spring Festival to carry out the celebration. But most of all, he believes this center for students to learn Chinese language and culture to inspire and remind.
Selden, language is the key to the understanding of a country’s culture. “With China’s economic development and national strength, its role in the international arena more and more important, the teacher’s work is to enable young people to prepare for a better life in the future of the world do,” he explained said.
the England Wellington College, a school has more than 150 years of history. September 2010, Wellington College in Tianjin, opened the first overseas school, there are currently more than two hundred students. Wellington, the school said it plans to organize an overseas school in Shanghai in 2015.
Chinese Channel. _ Xinhua