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Spring 2019 Annual Mandarin Speech Contest

Mar 5, 2019

DVC Students competed in two Bay Area Chinese speech contests

DVC students participated in two competitions, last month, both held in San Francisco. The 18th Chinese Bridge – Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students, at SFSU and the 44th Chinese Mandarin Speech Contest.

DVC students competed against such notable schools as Defense Language Institute, San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and University of San Francisco, among others.

In addition to student awards, DVC also received an award for Best Organization for its efforts to promote and improve Chinese pedagogy in northern California from the 18th Chinese Bridge – Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students.

Student winners included

Award for Best Performance
  • 4th Semester Student, Nagashima Momona (18th Chinese Bridge)
Honorable Mentions from 44th Chinese Mandarin Speech Contest
  • Dasaem Shin, 2nd Term Student
  • Xiaolin Xiao, 2nd Term Student

Professor Sheree Lin, head of DVC’s Chinese program, congratulates all the students who participated, and gives special thanks to Jun Zhou (our speech coach), Professor Lu Han, all of our Chinese tutors and teaching assistants, the Foreign Language Department, and the Applied and Fine Arts Division for their continued support.