Chinese Corner – new location for March 2013

Every Friday in March 2013, from 5pm-7pm, the Institute`s `Chinese Culture and Conversation Corner` will be held in the University`s Appleton Tower building on the mezzanine floor Room M2A.

Each corner will feature a short talk on a specific aspect of Chinese culture as shown in the programme below. English is spoken!

Friday 1st March: Have you been to China?

Have you been to China? Do you want to go to China? This first session we will tell you all about the `must see` destinations in China.

Friday 8th March: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an integral part of Chinese culture. Come along and discover the underlying philosophy and the basic elements of TCM.

Friday 15th March: Chinese Food Culture

This evening we will introduce Chinese culture through Chinese food. Join us for an evening with Chinese dishes, recipes and quiz.

Friday 22nd March: Wedding Customs-Chinese Style

Join us to discover the old and emerging traditions of a Chinese wedding. We will teach you all you need to know if you are lucky enough to be invited to such a wedding.

Friday 29th March: Chinese Tea

Tea plays a very important role in Chinese people’s daily life and has great cultural significance. Join us to learn a little and taste a lot of different Chinese teas.

Our Chinese language teachers who will run these sessions will be pleased to answer questions after each presentation and of course can tell you more about the topic or give you information on learning Chinese. For those attendees who already speak some Mandarin, there is also the opportunity for conversation practice with a native speaker

For more information please call us on 0131 662 2180 or email