Visiting Instructor of Chinese
Ms. Bingjie Huang will be one of two Confucius Program Instructors in Chinese Language and Culture for the academic year 2013-2014 in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures at John Carroll University. We are pleased that JCU continues to offer Chinese language instruction at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, an achievement made possible by our Confucius Classroom program. Our Confucius Classroom is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh’s Confucius Institute and is a project of Hanban, an arm of the Chinese Ministry of Education that promotes the study of Chinese language and culture around the world.
Bingjie was born in the city of Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, in the People’s Republic of China. Her academic training includes the years 2005 through 2008 when she studied at the NO.1 Middle School of Central China Normal University. From 2008-2012, she was in the TCSL (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language) program at Central China Normal University, and from 2009 also through 2012 she was completing her academic program as a double major, in English Translation, at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. From 2012 till the present, she has been pursuing postgraduate studies in TCSL at the College of Chinese Language and Literature, Wuhan University.
For Chinese and other artistic skills, Bingjie lists Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Taiji Boxing and Piano. Her teaching experiences include serving as a Chinese teacher at the International Cultural Exchange Institute of Central China Normal University in 2011 and 2012. Previously in 2010-2011, she had worked at the Bayer Health Care company where she taught a Writing Class for International students.
For her volunteer experience, Bingjie notes that in 2010 and 2011, she lived and worked in Poland at the Towarzystwo Przyjaciol Dzieci Kindergarten, as a volunteer, teaching both Chinese and English language skills to young students.
Among her honors and awards, Bingjie notes that in 2008 she was named “Excellent Correspondent in Military Training” of CCNU University” (Central China Normal University). In 2009, she was named “Outstanding League Cadres of CCNU University.” In 2011, she was named “Outstanding Volunteer of CCNU University” and also received the “Student Award for Research and Innovation of CCNU University.” In 2012, she was awarded the “School ‘DanGui’ Scholarship for Outstanding Volunteer.”