The 5th International Conference on English Discourse and Intercultural Communication Held in Our University

     On June 2nd and 8th, the 5th International Conference on English Discourse and Intercultural Communication was held in Macao Polytechnic Institute and Xinjiang Normal University respectively, which was cosponsored by the Department of Education of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Macao Polytechnic Institute. On June 2, a three-person delegation organized by Xinjiang Department of Education were present at the first part of 5th International Conference at invitation of Macao Polytechnic Institute. Yang Haiping, head of the delegation and XJNU deputy party secretary, made speech at the opening ceremony, and Professor Cao Xianghong, dean of Foreign Language College, gave a conference speech. 
     On June 6, the second part of the 5th International Conference was held in Xinjiang Normal University. On the opening ceremony, Zhang Jianren, d
eputy head of Xinjiang Education Department gave an opening speech; Yang Haiping gave a welcome speech; and Professor Lin Ziyu, director of Bell English Center of Macao Polytechnic Institute, was invited to give a speech. About 80 experts and scholars from the countries and regions like USA, Great Britain, South Africa and Australia and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan attended the conference. 
      In four-panel discussion, more than 70 experts and scholars presented their achievements in areas of English teaching, cultural and intercultural communication, linguistics, pragmatics and discourse analysis as well as translation and literature and conducted heated discussion. 

             Opening Ceremony