TUFS President Tateishi on Jury at 10th Japanese Speech Contest for Students in China

July 29, 2015

On Tuesday, July 21st, the 10th Nikkei Inc. Japanese Speech Contest for Students in China (Hosts: Nikkei Inc., China Education Association for International Exchange, and the Society of Chinese Professors in Japan) took place and TUFS president Tateishi served as the chief judge and Ito, Director of Japanese Language Center for International Students, as a judge.

Established in 2006, this speech contest, which has been conducted as an international exchange program, aims to encourage Chinese university students to study Japanese language and to understand Japanese culture. President Tateishi represented TUFS, which is a global base of Japanese language education, and made a contribution to the program

At the contest, 16 students who represented their universities made speeches displaying their Japanese ability. The students choose topics from “The future of Japan-China Relations: Chances and Challenges” and “Advantage and Disadvantage of Smartphones”. The event also provides a precious opportunity to glimpse viewpoints of Chinese young people and how they think.

For further information about the competition, please visit here:
http://cn.nikkei.com/china/sc/2015/index.html (The Nikkei Shimbun website)
Footage of the competition