The 15th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching opened at Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center in Taipei yesterday. The three-day symposium is an annual conference attended by English as a Second Language (ESL) educators, students and book publishers. Conference president David Dai (戴維揚) told participants that every year since its inception, the symposium has attracted thousands of ESL scholars from all over the world. Taipei Deputy Mayor King Pu-tseng (金溥聰) delivered the keynote speech, saying that the conference was vital to providing a platform for ESL professionals to exchange views on teaching English. Increasing the English language proficiency of the Taiwanese was vital to the country's globalization, further underscoring the importance of the symposium, King said. The symposium will run until tomorrow, offering free lectures by ESL professionals at the activity center from 8:30am to 6pm.
Sat, Nov 11, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: English symposium starts
STAFF WRITER, WITH CNA
This story has been viewed 2511 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2015-10-03 to 2015-10-10
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1US group warns of ‘storm’ to hit South China Sea
2Graduates lacking desired skills: ETS
3Do giant snakes still live on Kinmen?
4KMT to hold congress on ousting Hung
5[ LETTER ]