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WHEN: April 30 to May 26, 2014
WHERE: Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
WHAT: Language and Culture Teaching Assistant (ONLY 20 spots available)
WHO: Any Brock University honours student
COST: $2,000 (Includes transportation, airfare, meals and accommodation. Price is subject to change due to flight)
The Spoken English Promotion Project (SEPP) at Zhejiang Gongshang (business and technology) University (ZJGSU), Hangzhou, China, began in 2001 as a method to help students improve their competitive abilities in the career and professional development areas. Chinese students at ZJGSU are divided into 4-member or 6-member groups and are required to practice spoken English on given topics of mutual interest among them for 30 minutes a day outside of class. During these sessions Language and Culture Teaching Assistants work with the students to help improve their English conversational skills.
For a 3 week opportunity in China Brock students will become Language and Culture Teaching Assistants at Zhejiang Gongshang University, take informational classes on culture, language and business from local Chinese professors and travel to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Xiasha!
Application Requirements: Applicants are required to have honours standing and English must be their first language and have an active, vibrant, sociable, articulate and talkative personality. All students attending Brock are able to apply, including first year students. Applications  and questions can be submitted to Diana deMan and Victoria Steele (SEPP 2014 Coordinators).
Application deadline: October 21, 2013.