Confucius Institutes make a valuable contribution to Chinese language teaching and learning abroad, but Jeffrey Gil questions their impact on China’s international profile China sees promoting the study of its language as a way of conveying knowledge and understanding of itself, its culture, history and politics. The promotion of language and culture is part of …
Dr Jeffrey Gil teaches and develops ESOL and TESOL topics at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Flinders University, and is former coordinator of the Chinese program. He has taught at university in China.
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