From CSU News Center
Updated: 2016-12-23 17:22:49.0
On December 11, “FLTRP Cup” English Public Speaking Contest came to a successful end in Beijing. Wen Ning, a 2014 undergraduate majoring in English from the School of Foreign Languages, CSU won the first prize coached by Miss. Zhang Chunmin.
There were altogether 151 contestants in the national final of the contest, composed by winners of the top three prizes and contestants with highest popularity on the internet in provincial finals. They were from over 120 universities in over 30 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in the mainland, and 4 universities in Hong Kong and Macao, representing the highest level of English Public Speaking of undergraduates. During the one-week competition, Wen Ning showed the best of herself, stood out from the other excellent contestants from all over the country in the segments like prepared speech, impromptu speech, questions, quizzes, and etc. and finally won the first prize.
The 2016 “FLTRP Cup” English Public Speaking Contest was jointly sponsored by Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, FLT (Foreign Language Teaching) Advisory Board under the Ministry of Education, ELT (English Language Teaching) Advisory Board under the Ministry of Education and National Research Center for Foreign Language Education. It aims to create an atmosphere of teaching wisdom instead of knowledge, mobile the enthusiasm, passion and responsibility of the contemporary college students for learning, improve the teaching quality and design capability of foreign language teachers in colleges, and cultivate international talents with foreign language proficiency, diversified international visions, high sense of responsibility and patriotism through output driving of foreign language competitions. As a prestigious competition lasting for 15 years, it operates professionally and precisely, and pays special attention to profound thinking. The contest has become a feast of thinking where professionals and outstanding contestants from universities around China are tit-for-tat and all flowers are in bloom, as well as a platform for teachers and students to exchange, learn and improve.