‘Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games’ series launched

2016-12-26 11:07 千龙网

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The opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games” is held at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

Sponsored by the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipal, Beijing Speaks Foreign Languages Programme and Beijing Bilingual Radio 774, the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games” was held at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, on December 23, 2016.

Xiang Ping, deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipal, and Li Xiulei, deputy director-general of Beijing People's Broadcasting Station together with the representatives of foreign affairs offices in districts, the members of Foreign Languages Association of Tuanjiehu (FLAT), volunteer English teachers and English lovers in Beijing attended the ceremony.

Xiang expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the volunteer teachers for their contributions to the construction of the international language environment in Beijing. She also thanked citizens for their support of foreign language activities in Beijing and hoped the activities can help citizens improve their cross-cultural communication ability and foreign language competency to better serve the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Xiang Ping speaks at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


Zhang Jingyu speaks at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

Li Tong, an overseas returnee and a representative of local businesses speaks at the opening ceremony, December 23. [Photo provided to Qianlong]


Xia Fengzhi speaks at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

At the ceremony, representatives of volunteer English teachers were awarded appointment letters and English lovers gave wonderful performances.


Volunteer teachers are awarded appointment letters at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


Volunteer teachers and guests take a group photo at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


English lovers in Beijing give performances at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

After the ceremony, the first lectures were given by the volunteer teachers on spoken English and how to be Olympic volunteers.


A volunteer teacher gives a lecture at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


A volunteer teacher gives a lecture at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

 

Maitian Property as a representative of local service businesses attend the opening ceremony, December 23. [Photo provided to Qianlong]


Citizens learn at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


Citizens learn at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

It is learned that the public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games” will be continuously carried out to popularize the winter games knowledge, promote the winter games culture and advance the winter games spirit. Integrating the winter games knowledge, foreign language learning and overall quality training, the public talk series will give various lectures to meet the different learning needs of citizens, aiming to encourage them to learn and use foreign languages, and help develop the international language environment in Beijing.


Posters are seen at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]


Learning materials are seen at the opening ceremony of public talk series themed “Join hands to host a great Olympic Winter Games”, at Tuanjiehu Cultural Center of Chaoyang District, Beijing, Dec. 23, 2016. [Photo/Qianlong]

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