The Shield

Making language learning accessible

Making language learning accessible

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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When Associate Professor of Graphic Design Xinran Hu decided she wanted her American-born daughter to learn Chinese, she struggled keeping her daughter interested in the many Chinese characters. Hu remembered being a child herself, learning the characters by writing the lines over and over until she...

USI instructor spreads Chinese heritage

USI instructor spreads Chinese heritage

Bobby Shipman

September 11, 2014


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Chinese Instructor Chunmei Guan wants to increase the local diversity of Chinese culture in the Midwest. She began teaching Chinese at Signature School in Evansville in 2007, and taught there for two-and-a-half years before she headed back to China. In 2011, Guan’s husband sponsored a trip to Ameri...

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