Who We Are 我们是谁

Established in 2008, ChineseSpeakers is a non-profit making, non-political organisation which seeks to represent the interests and information & networking needs of those who have spent considerable time and investment learning Mandarin Chinese as a second language, either through university or alternative certified modes of study. Its secretariat is based at the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds and contributors to its website, under the auspices of the British Association for Chinese Studies, include the Chinese departments of UK universities.

成立于2008年,“汉语之友协会”是一个非营利性的,非政治化的组织。我们寻求代表那些学习汉语普通话作为第二语言的学习者,满足他们对兴趣,信息和交际网络方面的需求。主要针对于那些通过大学或者非主流的经认证的学习模式学习过汉语相当长一段时间,投注了相当多精力的学习者。协会的秘书处设在利兹大学东亚研究学院,网站由英中贸易协会赞助,包括英国各大学的汉语学院。

Objectives 目标

  • To provide networking opportunities for speakers of Chinese as a second language who are using or would like to use their skills in professional settings 
    为有意在专业环境下使用汉语作为第二语言的从业者或准从业者提供人际网络机会。
  • To provide links between potential employers and members possessing a certified level (full undergraduate degree or equivalent) of Chinese language 
    为潜在雇主和具有经认证的汉语水平(大学本科学位或者同等级别)的会员提供联系。
  • To publicise opportunities for further professional development via short courses or Masters degrees offered by universities and colleges
    发布由高校提供的为进一步专业发展和深造的短期课程或者硕士学位课程。
  • To create on-going links between Chinese departments and graduates who are using their language skills at work
    在汉语学院和其正在运用语言能力工作的毕业生之间建立持续的联系。
  • To provide outreach activities which promote the study of Chinese in schools and universities
    提供在各大,中,小学校中促进汉语学习的推广活动。
  • To act as a lobbying organization in order to raise the currency of Chinese language skills
    充当提高汉语语言能力流通的游说组织
We are grateful to the following organisations for their support White Rose East Asia Centre China-Britain Business Council University of Leeds
Pearson British Council