“Making Dumplings by International Students” Activity Successfully Held
In order to enhance the International students’ understanding of Chinese culture and the communication among Chinese and international teachers and students, on 5th Jan. 2017, “Making Dumplings by International Students” Activity was held by Tongji Law School in North-West Activity room. Mr. Yang Qiuhua, Deputy Dean in charge of student affairs, Prof. Gao Xujun, Director of international affairs of Tongji Law School, Prof. Peter Ganea, other professors of Tongji Law School and international students from Germany, Italy, Britain and Spain participated this activity.Around three o’clock in the afternoon, teachers and students arrived at the decorated activity room and was divided into four groups to make dumplings.First of all, Chinese students introduced dumplings to the international students as a kind of Chinese traditional food culture. Next, the important part of this activity is making dumplings. The chinese teachers and students patiently teached international students the skills of making dumplings. And the international students learned carefully. After several times of trying and practice, they made dumplings with quite good shape. Teachers and students encouraged each other and learned from each other. All of them were busy and full of joy.The happiest part is to taste their own fruits of work. Teachers and students ate the dumplings with the unique Chinese vinegar, soy sauce and other spices. All of them went into rhapsodies over the fantastic taste of dumplings. This activitity ended in the friendly atmosphere of communication. Teachers and students took pictures.This activity provides international students with an opportunity to have a taste of Chinese traditional culture and makes them feel the warm from the Chinese teachers and students. At the same time, it further strengthens the interaction and communication between Chinese and international teachers and students, and contributes to the in-depth exchange of culture, teaching and practice.