Classroom in the Kitchen
(CIatKU, May 2) Confucius Institute at Kamandu
University carried out series of afterclass activities. Moving
classroom into the Kitchen is one of these activities.
As a complementary part of classroom teaching
activity, we held twice "Moving Classroom into the Kitchen"
on April 13th and May 2nd, teaching the Nepali students how to
cook Chinese food and helping them to know about Chinese food
in a happy and lively ambience, which stimulates the students'
strong interest in learning Chinese Language and Culture.
Chinese Teachers directed the students to cook
several traditional Chinese Dishes like Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes,
Sour and Spicy Potato, Sliced Chicken with Beans, Pepper and Carrot,
Boiled Fish and etc, we made the traditional Chinese Pancake.
The students showed their great interest in cooking Chinese Food.
They washed and then cutthe vegetables, and took notes about the
every process of cooking. The process of cooking Sliced Chicken
with Beans, Pepper and Carrot is complicated, they asked again
and again and took notes about the materials needed and cooking
The students became greatly intersted in learning
to use chopsticks and they practised repeatedly. When one of them
succeeded in picking up one bean with the chopsticks, he showed
off to his peers. They said they liked the teaching in this way,
in which they did not only learn Chinese, but also have a direct
knowledge of China. They said that their cooking of Chinese Food
can help them to be close to their guests, since they are tour
Confucius Institute will have series of activities
like this, and this is just a beginning.