Foreign Affairs Office to Send Professionals in the City’s English Corners
According to the Shenzhen’s foreign affairs office a team of English language professionals will be distributed to help on several activities that are being offered at 24 English corners across the city. These professionals are young employees coming from the foreign affairs office or at service centers that are affiliated with the foreign affairs office. They will provide support by providing exchange of communications and share experience that concerns ESL study, logistics for activities for studies and textbooks.
The foreign affairs office will place one fixed professional guide at the corner and will replace them every six-month with a different one to train them to lead government sponsored activities that will make Shenzhen a more international friendly metropolis. The English corners were established by foreign teachers, education professional and English language enthusiasts.
Last week gathering saw more than 200 people this included those who founded several English corners were they gave speeches, played games, sang songs in English and shared experiences in trying to learn the English language. This gathering was the first of its kind to be organized by a English corner platform that was launched in April.