English elites star expats in sporting scenes
In order to cultivate service teams with outstanding language skills for Hangzhou Asian Games during the event, Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee organized the Asian Games English Learning Activity – English Conversation Contest. Fifteen teams took turns to compete with each other in three sections involving speeches & on-site questions, situational conversation simulation, and Asian Games knowledge competition. When competing in English, these teams also shared more stories about the Asian Games.
A lot of elites gathered in the event. Fifteen teams were selected through the first and second stages of English learning activities. After learning and training, they grasped English expressions of many practical application scenarios.
In the situational conversation simulation section, the participating teams played different roles around the work scenarios, including Mohammed from Qatar, fashionable male athlete of Japan, and overseas reporter celebrating the birthday. The scene presented "immersive" conversation, with thunderous applause.
After the competition, the team from the Press & Public Relations Department of Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee won the champion. It turns out than the event popularizes the knowledge of the Asian Games, improvescontestants'working competence in English, and enhances mutual understanding and cooperation among various business fields.