The BYU Chinese Flagship Program, in conjunction with the BYU Center for Language Studies, received a STARTALK award for 2007. The award will be used to create summer workshop opportunities for high school students interested in learning Chinese. There will also be workshops for high school and university instructors interested in learning about Chinese language curriculum.
James Fowler, a 2006 graduate of the Chinese Flagship Program, received a post in the United States Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. His responsibility directly relates to US – China relations within the Department of Commerce.Congratulations to the eight BYU Chinese Flagship students who received superior ratings on the ACTFL oral proficiency interviews.
Thank you to all those who applied to the BYU Chinese Flagship Program in January 2007. We are in the process of conducting interviews and will begin testing in the next two weeks. Final decisions will be made by March 31, 2007.
The BYU Chinese Flagship Program will begin working with the Utah State Department of Education in Fall 2007 to help initiate Chinese level 1 and level 2 classes in Utah State high schools. We are currently looking for instructors interested in participating in this exciting new initiative.