On September 20th,School of Foreign Languages held the trial contest of the 7thJiangxi English Translation Contest on both Jiaoqiao Campus and Mailu Campus. Around 80 contestants from 16 schools of the university participated in the competition. All the contestants finished two passages’ translation (English to Chinese and Chinese to English) in 100 minutes. 12 contestants stood out from the fierce competition and will represent our university to attend the provincial level contest.
To ensure the success of the event, the Contest Center of the School of Foreign Languages devoted its faculties to the previous vigorous advertising and preparation.Teachers like Liu Liqiong, Zhou Jiangping and Lv Shuming gave up their weekends and holidays to pave the way for the big event.
It turned out a well-prepared, organized contest providing opportunities for the students to show their capacity in translation; it promoted students’ initiative of learning English and evaluated the quality of the university-wide English teaching. Among the top 10 participants, 4 come from the Business English Department of the School of Foreign Languages, which revealed the achievements of our school’s teaching outcomes and the English major’s general advantages.