Egyptian-Chinese Friendship Ceremony
Under the patronage of Prof. Mahmoud Mohieldin, President of Pharos University, Arabic Language Center in cooperation with the Chinese Language Department at the Faculty of Languages and Translation and the Confucius Institute at Pharos University held a celebration of the Egyptian-Chinese Friendship Day at Al Fanar Hall on Tuesday 19/12/2017.
The ceremony was attended by Prof. Mahmoud Mohieldin President of the University, Mr. Xu NanShan General Consul of China , Prof. Norhan Hussain Fannaki Vice President for Education and Students Affairs, Dr. Mena Allah Jawid, International Relations Coordinator, Dr. Rehab Mahmoud Confucius Institute Director at Cairo University ,Professors from Confucius Institute at Cairo University and Dr. Abu Tamam Ahmed Merghani Arabic Language Center Director, Dr. Wahid Al-Saeed Head of Chinese Language Department and of Confucius Institute Director at Pharos University, and a number of deans of the faculties.
Chinese and Egyptian students presented a variety of Arabic Poetry and songs, Chinese songs, and some scenes in Egyptian and Chinese. Chinese students also gave poetry and a news about the cooperation and achievements between the two countries , Time has been allocated to take a tour to see cultural and literary exhibition of Chinese students, as well as a historical exposition of China at the exhibition.
A short documentary film was one of the highlights presentation at the ceremony in which the Chinese students expressed their experiences at Pharos University and the extent to which they benefited from the courses. The attendees praised the efforts exerted, which gave the ceremony the proper level of creativity in a high-quality manner under the supervision of the professors, assistants and the center secretary and the efforts of students.
Arabic Handwriting activity
The center’s programs allow students writing skill training especially in the beginner level through hours per week dedicated to writing activity, choose the topics of public cultural and discussed with the students, and help them in choosing appropriate words and phrases and giving them the opportunity to write free .
Drawing and design activity:
The Arabic Language Center always seeks at the Arabic language program for non-native speakers to co-exist Chinese students with the Arabic language through various educational means and various educational and recreational activities such as drawing activities, such as drawing and writing in Arabic on stones and identifying names of main Arabic books and design activity such as invitation card design.
Drawing activity and writing on stones
Design Activity – Design Invitation Cards
The Center offers more language activities for students, including:
Learning the language through situations that mimic the reality that students participate in the preparation and activation of the guidance of their teachers.
Identify Egyptian & Chinese currencies and
How to deal and coexist in Egypt ?
Teaching the Arabic language in an appropriate social & cultural context:
The Center teaches students Arabic language in a suitable social and cultural context, thus ensuring that they understand the students of the Standard Arabic language and interact with Egyptian and Arab culture.
An example of the teaching and interaction of learners in a social and cultural framework is how to learn how to benefit and celebrate the Egyptian people on the occasion of “the birth of the Prophet” and to learn about the tradition of eating the “sweetness of the born“.
New Chinese Students Orientation Session
On Sunday 15/10/2017
PUA Arabic Language Centre received new Chinese students at the start of the academic year 2017-2018. The numbers of the newly enrolled Chinese students reached up to 72 students this year. In order to introduce the new Chinese students to the vision and mission of PUA Arabic Language Centre, an orientation session was held on Sunday 15/10/2017. The session was attended by Dr. Abou Tamam Ahmed Marghani, the Director of the Arabic Language Centre, Dr. Mohamed Farid and Assistant Lecturer Abdel- Fattah Kamel. The Director of ALC gave a word at the beginning of the session in which he welcomed the new students and motivated them to study hard and participate in the cultural, sports and artistic activities of the centre so as to be well prepared for the upcoming Egyptian- Chinese Friendship Day. The session was also attended by Ms. Marwa Helmy, the Centre Secretary and Mr. Ahmed Saeed from the International Relations Department. The Chinese students expressed great satisfaction with joining PUA Arabic Language Centre