PHNOM PENH, August. 10 — The Confucius Institute of Royal Academy of Cambodia and Cambodia’s Asia Euro College co- released a Department of Chinese Studies on Friday within the capital of Phnom Penh, offering reason for china language and culture within the Southeastern Asian kingdom.
The recently revealed Chinese department may be the second in Cambodia following the first was inaugurated last October.
Addressing the starting ceremony, Seang Borath, secretary of condition with Cambodia’s Education Ministry, spoke highly from the recently established Chinese department, stating that could supply the Cambodian students more learning possibilities and contact with china language.
He underlined the Chinese department will even promote cultural communication and individuals-to-people trades between your two peoples.
Li Zhigong, political counselor with China’s embassy to Cambodia, thinks the launch from the Chinese department can help push-up the value of Chinese in worldwide communication.
He stated that it is easy to setup this type of department, and also the real challenges, however, would be the performance from the faculty and students in learning and teaching.
He hopes the Department of Chinese Studies may also be the training center for that Cambodian ability when it comes to Oriental teaching.
Wang Xianmiao, co-chair from the Confucius Institute, told Xinhua the department is going to be situated within the Asia Euro College while offering students a 4-year bachelor degree.
Around 100 Cambodian senior high school graduates are anticipated to become enrolled this October as pioneers of the recently-released department, beginning their 4-year journeys of foreign language learning underneath the instruction of Chinese instructors in the Confucius Institute.
The curriculum includes Oriental, literature, history and culture.[db:内容2]