Confucius Salon: Chinese Speech Style

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: JO 4.102
Admission: free
Season: 2012-13

Chinese Speech Style: Why the Difference?

Lecture and discussion with Dr. Zhou Lingshun, professor from Yangzhou University, China

• Why was the late Chinese leader Mao’s diplomatic message missed at first by President Nixon?

• What is the characteristic Chinese way of speaking?

• How are the ways different from those of English?

An edifying experience for anyone from business people to language teachers and students.

Dr. Zhou Lingshun is an expert in the field and will provide answers from perspectives of history, language, thought, aesthetics, culture and everyday life.

Chinese desserts and snacks be served.

FREE and open to the public.

For more information contact:
Dr. Ming Dong Gu
[email protected]

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