Top Physicist Teaches the First Class in SUST
    2011-03-22 18:27:06     CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Yu
 

Photo taken on March 21, 2011 shows Professor Tong Shuk-Yin teaching the first applied physics class on Monday in SUST, Shenzhen city, south China's Guangdong Province. [Photo: xkb.com.cn]

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China's first 'autonomous university' - South University of Science and Technology of China (SUST) officially initiated the first applied physics class on Monday in Shenzhen city, south China's Guangdong Province, the xkb.com.cn reports.

Professor Tong Shuk-Yin, China's top physicist and academic from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, introduced himself to the 45 students at the beginning of the class. He used to be the vice president of the City University of Hong Kong, and the head of Department of Physics in Hong Kong University. Students were quite interested in Prof. Tong's experience, so they asked a lot of questions, according to the report.

Afterwards, Prof. Tong introduced some English physics terminology to the students, because all teaching materials such as the PowerPoint slides and the text book are written in English. In the two-hour class, Prof. Tong used English physics terminology. During the second half of the class, he spoke English most of the time, with only some explanations in Chinese. Some students had to check their dictionaries whereas others could answer the questions in English fluently, the report said.

As the first class of the students are quite young, the first two classes will be a transition stage to help students reinforce their high school physics knowledge, and help familiarise them with the English teaching and learning environment. Eleven-year-old Su Liuyi, the youngest student in SUST, said the first applied physics class was not difficult for him, and he did not find there was a language barrier when learning in English, according to the report.

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