A Chinese teacher at Kasama girls’ secondary school has expressed happiness with the improvement shown by pupils in learning the Chinese language.
Dai Po a teacher of Chinese language said that he has about five classes made up of 60 pupils each of whom he is teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
Mr. Po revealed that he started teaching the Chinese language at Kasama girls’ secondary school about a year ago.
ZANIS reports that the Chinese language teacher was speaking in an interview in Kasama District, today.
He said that he is overwhelmed with the positive response that the pupils have shown in the recent months.
Mr. Po added that so far majority of his pupils are able to not only converse but write in Chinese language.
He further encouraged Zambian pupils to take the Chinese language seriously as it is likely to benefit them in future when the need for bursaries to study in china arises.
Government has introduced Chinese language as a subject in certain schools around the country in order to equip pupils who would prefer to study in China in the near future with communication skills.
Currently, Zambian students studying in China are required to undergo a mandatory one-year orientation programme of Chinese language before commencing their planned studies.