As one of the rapidly-developing teaching units with a long history in Jinggangshan University, the School of Foreign Languages(SFL, hereafter), which lays great emphasis on teaching quality constantly, promises to share a bright development prospect in the future.
At present, SFL is composed of 3 departments, i.e. English Department, Asia-Euro Department and College English Teaching Department and 3 research institutes, i.e. Ikeda Daisaku Research Institute, Institute of Linguistics Studies and Institute of Literature Studies. SFL offers 3 undergraduate majors, i.e. English, Japanese and German and enrolls with 953 registered students.
It has a faculty of 91 full-time members, including 8 professors, 34 associate professors. Among the faculty are 3 teachers with PhD, 5 Ph.D. candidates, 58 with MA degree, 2 studying abroad with China Scholarship Council (CSC), and 6 foreign experts coming from USA, UK and Japan.
The past few years have seen the rapid development of SFL in discipline, specialty and course construction. SFL has laid much emphasis on the cultivation of teaching and scientific research ability. Currently, the Major of English was granted as province-level Feature Specialty; the Course of Comparative Study of English and Chinese as province-level Bilingual Modal Course. More than 200 academic papers and 10 monographs were published in the past 3 years, and nearly 50 projects of various levels, including 1 project funded by NSSFC and one MOE Human and Social Science Project, were granted to the teachers of SFL.
SFL has always put quality above anything else and attached great importance to the cultivation of interdisciplinary talents under the guideline of People Oriented. The students of SFL have been conferred various awards in the contest at the provincial, city and university levels. For instance, nearly 20 students were awarded silver or bronze medals in the CCTV Cup English Speaking Contest of Jiangxi province, in the Challenge Cup Contest and the Sakura Cup for Japanese Speaking Contest.
The School of Foreign Languages attaches great importance to the students¨ innovation and practical skills. Practical Teaching Centers such as Jinggangshan Practical Teaching Centre and National High-tech Development Practical Centre were established for the purpose of practical training and teaching.
The graduates from SFL have a strong prospect in the job market, most of who are now working in the coastal highly developed areas of China and in the middle schools, public institutions and enterprises of Jiangxi.
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