Dear CAFAM members, First a quick reminder that the Mandarin round table for intermediate and advanced chatting will take place this Friday at 4 Milk St., Portland, 12:00 – 1:00. Normally it’s the first and third Fridays, but this month is an exception. Now for the main message: For those interested in learning or brushingContinue reading “Mandarin classes”
Dear CAFAM members, Our Chinese New Year Celebration is coming up on February 9. As you probably know, one feature of the day will be several tables where children can assemble “snake” crafts. The components of those crafts must be cut out and prepared in advance. A get-together to accomplish all this cutting, etc. isContinue reading “New Year Crafts Prep Day Jan 26”
Dear CAFAM members, Fox Intercultural Services will hold its first China Business Networking Roundtable in the Year of the Snake on Wednesday, February 13. It’s at the offices of Burnstein Schur, 100 Middle Street, Portland from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The speaker is Evan Saunders, and he will be talking about, “Inside the Year ofContinue reading “Upcoming Talk on Virtual China”
CAFAM thanks Joe Bornstein for the “CNYFEB9” message to appear on Portland’s time/temperature building, starting in February. Our Chinese New Year Celebration is indeed February 9, starting at 10:00 a.m. at Westbrook Middle School and Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St. Westbrook. NOTE: Due to impending snowstorm, the date of the Chinese New Year CelebrationContinue reading “Thanks Joe for CNYFEB9”
Dear CAFAM members, AN INVITATION: As has been announced here and in the CAFAM newsletter, I will no longer be editing the newsletter in September. The board has been hoping that some person or some team might want to step into this gap and carry on. So far, a couple of people have kindly expressedContinue reading “CAFAM newsletter editing”
Dear CAFAM members, A few volunteer interpreters are urgently needed to help out at an exciting event. Time: Friday January 18, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Place: McKernan Center at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, The event: A group of educators from China will be visiting Maine to establish sister school relationships inContinue reading “Mandarin translators sought”
Join the excitement at the 23rd annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, February 9th, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center and Middle School, 471 Stroudwater Street, Westbrook.
Dear CAFAM members, Chinese language programs are available for Maine schools and educators: The Teachers of Critical Languages Program places teachers from China (and Egypt) in schools for one year where they teach Mandarin. These are teachers of English as a foreign language. The program is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State. ApplicationContinue reading “Chinese for Maine schools and teachers”