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Centre at Soochow University (Waishuanghsi Campus) in Taipei, Taiwan.
Campus of Soochow University has 6,500
undergraduate and postgraduate students studying of Arts, Sciences, and
Foreign Languages and Cultures.
students are required to take Freshmen English and Sophomore English.
During their third and fourth years of undergraduate studies,
non-language majors are not required to receive any classroom-based
foreign language training, including English.
visit the SAC as part of a language lesson or are directed there to do
an assignment. Many come on their own in order to prepare for future
careers or study overseas.
helpers work in the SAC. Frequent workshops and talks are held. Self-help group learning scheme
encourages groups of learners to take charge of their learning.
language learning items - both commercial and in-house
materials - including English, Japanese, German, French
and Spanish. Learners also have access to satellite TV and the
Internet. Computer-based learning programs available via the Intranet.
Shih, Self-access manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
See issue 40 of Independence
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