Ta for Ta Podcast with Shenzhan Liao
Our Head of School, Shenzhan Liao, was recently interviewed by Juliana Batista for her Ta for Ta podcast via SupChina, chronicling the lives of Chinese women at the top of their professional game. In this episode, Shenzhan breaks down the differences in pedagogy in China and the United States, informs us about some new educational services at China Institute, and explains what it takes to create an effective and compelling curriculum for young learners of Chinese.
Conversation Reference Points:
13:01: American and Chinese-language teaching styles
22:20: China Institute’s preschool program
27:27: The value in studying Chinese language
39:51: Education as a bridge between the U.S. and China