“Build a bridge of friendship between Italy and China”

During the fight against the epidemic, many schools in Italy switched to online teaching, and the Italian Ministry of education and Italian national television jointly launched the “TV School” course. Among them, Chinese teaching is a part of the Italian national education system, and related programs are broadcast circularly on the Italian national television education channel and network platform. < p > < p > Chen Chen, the Chinese director of Confucius Classroom in the national residential school under the Confucius Institute of the University of Rome, is responsible for designing Chinese courses and participating in video recording as the keynote teacher. There are 15 teaching units in the course, mainly for elementary Chinese, mainly teaching Chinese phrases and short sentences. “Many students insist on learning Chinese through TV network courses, and we hope to provide more diversified specialized courses with the help of this platform,” Chen said < / P > < p > in recent years, China and Italy have been deepening educational cooperation, and the number of students learning each other’s languages has been expanding. At present, there are 12 Confucius Institutes and 42 Confucius Classrooms in Italy. By the end of 2019, the number of registered students has reached nearly 20000. In addition, there are more than 200 public secondary schools in Italy offering Chinese language and culture courses, and some of them have included the Chinese language test in the final examination. According to the data released by the Federation of Italian university graduates, the number of Chinese major graduates in Italy has exceeded 3600 every year since 2011. < p > < p > Yiliang Tiba, a Chinese translator and interpreter, tells us that there is a great need for Chinese talents in the fields of business, foreign trade, tourism and translation in Italy, and more and more young Italian people are learning Chinese. Yi Liang also set up a Chinese language learning and training institution with her partner, “with the continuous development of the relations between Italy and China, I believe that the number of Chinese learners in Italy will continue to increase, and the young generation will further build a bridge of friendship between Italy and China.”