5:30–6:30 p.m. in 2520D, University Capitol Centre
Contact: Xi Ma, xi–firstname.lastname@example.org, 319–335–0159
Sponsors: Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa, International Programs
Learn how to correctly pronounce the names of your Chinese colleagues, students, and friends in this interactive session. This workshop will provide background knowledge of the Chinese language and give participants a brief introduction to Pinyin, the Chinese pronunciation system. Xi Ma, the workshop instructor, will introduce some of the most frequently used Chinese names and guide participants through the basics of Chinese language pronunciation. An RSVP is requested and available at http://international.uiowa.edu/community–programs/international–education–week.