In today’s interconnected world, the lecturers from the Department of Information Technology (IT) within the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT (FoEBEIT) at SEGi University have discovered the immense value of acquiring new languages. It is not merely a skill but a pathway to personal growth and professional development.
The lecturers’ journey into the intricate realm of Mandarin Chinese commenced with a 7-week beginner class, expertly guided by the renowned instructor, Hu Laoshi, from the Confucius Institute at SEGi University.
The Road to Mandarin Proficiency
Learning a new language is a thrilling yet daunting adventure, especially when starting from scratch. Our intrepid IT lecturers, however, discovered that Instructor Hu Laoshi’s teaching style is nothing short of magical. Her approach immersed them in the world of Mandarin, making the process an exhilarating breeze. The course covered all the essentials, from the basic vocabulary and pronunciation building blocks to the intricacies of sentence construction and practical conversation skills.
But what set Hu Laoshi apart was her extraordinary knack for weaving traditional customs, vibrant festivals, and delectable cuisines into the fabric of each classroom session. Every lesson became an authentic cultural experience, nurturing a deeper appreciation for China’s rich diversity.
Mandarin: The Key to a Global IT Future
In the ever-evolving global IT industry, China holds a pivotal role. Proficiency in Mandarin has the power to unlock countless opportunities. Our participants now possess a coveted competitive edge and enhanced cross-cultural communication skills, making them agile and adaptable in any work environment.
Yet, beyond the professional realm, the course served as a nexus for like-minded individuals with a shared passion for China and its language. The connections forged in these classrooms are invaluable, laying the foundation for future collaborations and personal growth.
Celebrating Achievement and the Joy of Learning
Today, we celebrate the achievements of our IT lecturers, who have embraced continuous learning to expand their horizons. Whether it’s the thrill of exploring new cultures, the quest for personal growth, or the pursuit of professional advancement, their journey through language acquisition has illuminated a world filled with limitless possibilities.