外国语学院简介

 

信息来源:外国语学院新闻中心 作者:外国语学院新闻中心 发布时间:2012-06-29 20:45:27

 

全体教职工合影Hi201605.JPG

外国语学院成立于2004年,与学校同步发展。为适应国家经济建设和社会发展,特别是珠三角经济和社会发展需求,学院设置英语、商务英语、日语、汉语国际教育等四个专业。目前学院在校生2188人,毕业生3374人。

 

先进的教育理念

学院秉承“德以明理、学以精工”的校训,以“厚基础、重专业、强技能、宽口径”为育人理念,培养人文底蕴深厚、语言基础扎实、文化和商贸知识广博的复合型、应用型人才。

培养目标与社会人才需求接轨,理论教学与实践教学并重。学院依托珠三角地域优势,结合“一带一路”经济战略,广泛建立校企合作平台,实行四年不断线、课内与课外有机结合的实践教学模式,开展商务、跨境电商、教育、科技、翻译、微格教学等实训,强化应用技能,引入阿里巴巴人才认证,实现“学历+职业资格”复合技能的培养。

 

雄厚的师资队伍

学院有教师百余名,是一支高素质的“复合型”师资队伍,教师均具有中级以上职称或硕士以上学位,职称、学历、年龄、学缘、性别结构合理。除来自国(境)内外的一线教师以及企业、行业中聘请的“双师型”教师和创业导师,学院还聘请了许渊冲、黄友义、王克非等一批知名专家学者为客座教授。

学院教师获得“第一届中国外语微课大赛”国家二等奖、广东省一等奖,第一届全国高校语言学课程教学多媒体课件大赛优秀奖,第二届外研社 “教学之星”全国大赛三等奖,第六届、第七届“外教社杯” 全国高校外语教学大赛优胜奖等荣誉。

学院承担多项国家级、省级项目,发表论文二百余篇,出版专著、教材四十余部。现为“珠海高校外语研究会会长单位”,“珠海中日校企友好协会会长单位”, “全国翻译专业资格水平考试”珠海指定培训机构,剑桥商务英语中级、高级分考点,全国商务英语四、八级考点,托业考试考点等。

 

跨文化思维培养

学院开设多门文化交流理论和实践课程,开展多种形式学科竞赛活动,已承办过国家级口译大赛、澳门“商骄”商务英语演讲大赛珠海赛区决赛、广东省独立学院日语演讲大赛、全校英文微电影大赛、配音大赛、外文戏剧大赛、“延河杯”全校征文大赛、“文学之星”知识竞赛、诵读大赛等,创办了VOBVoice of BIT)英语广播电台。

学生社团活动丰富多彩,朝气向上。学院围绕外语特色开展外语文化节之“欧美风”、“民俗风”、“日本文化祭”等活动,组织全校性“外语角”、“微电影”制作等第二课堂活动,开展多方位、多形式的国(境)外交流合作,开展赴英、美、澳、日等国交流,赴美、日带薪实习,赴台交流生,赴韩交换生,英、美硕士直通车,与澳洲名校联合授予双学位等国(境)内外交流项目,选拔学生赴加拿大、尼日利亚孔子学院任汉语教师志愿者等。

 

扎实的学风建设

学院坚持德育引领,学风争先。自创办以来持续开展“晨读”活动,历久弥新;在全校首创“全勤班”、“学生自治模范班”、“学生自治标兵班”等,教风学风优良。通过创建“免监考班”,不断提升学生诚信意识、责任感和集体主义精神。学院团总支获得全国高校践行社会主义核心价值观“示范团支部”称号。

学院组织学生积极参加国家级、省级大赛并取得佳绩,获得2016全国高校商业精英挑战赛一等奖,2016年、2017年连续两年获得澳门“商骄”商务英语演讲大赛珠海赛区决赛一等奖、澳门总决赛一等奖和“最受欢迎选手”称号,广东省本科高校英语写作大赛决赛暨“2016百万同题英语写作”活动英语专业组特等奖、三等奖,2016年第五届广东省大学生写作竞赛一、二、三等奖,2016年“外研社”杯全国大学生英语阅读大赛广东赛区二等奖,2016年首届ETTBL全国英语翻译大赛广东省决赛二、三等奖, 2014年、2015年广东省独立学院日语演讲比赛一、二、三等奖,2014年、2015年“外研社杯”全国英语写作大赛广东赛区一、三等奖,2014年广东省本科高校英语写作大赛一、二、三等奖,2012年、2013年“外研社”杯全国英语演讲比赛广东赛区二等奖,2012年全国大学生英语竞赛英语专业组特等奖、英语专业组一等奖等。

学生定期参加中国国际航空航天博览会(珠海航展)、泛珠三角国际赛车节、珠海国际高尔夫俱乐部、长隆海洋王国、TPR、平和英语村培训机构等暑期实践,参加旅游景点导游翻译、中华才艺实训等社会实践活动。学院与麒麟啤酒(珠海)有限公司等珠三角70余家企事业单位、珠海市斗门二中等多所中小学合作建立了实践教学基地;与深圳网商会、广东新航线跨境电子商务有限公司、中山市坦洲镇坦南创客园等建立战略合作伙伴关系,定向培养跨境电商人才。

 

广阔的就业前景

在校本部北京理工大学的“延安精神”引领下,学院毕业生具备“坚韧、耐劳、踏实、进取”的特质,广受社会及用人单位赞誉。就业率超过98%。多人次考取北京大学、北京理工大学、外交学院、香港中文大学、香港浸会大学、澳门大学、澳门科技大学、伦敦帝国理工学院、英国华威大学等国(境)内外知名高校硕士生。

学生就业于媒体、驻外机构、机关、企事业、银行、学校及培训机构等,也有一部分学生毕业后自主创业。随着国家“一带一路”战略的推进以及广东自贸区的启动,珠三角地区对跨境电商的外语人才需求近三年将达到100余万,毕业生就业前景十分广阔。

 

良好的社会评价

“北理珠外院学生所具备的吃苦、耐劳、合作、团队精神的特质是众多高校毕业生中的亮点,他们组成的团队已成为学校的精英团队。”(星火教育)

“我们企业招聘的名校英语专业的研究生很多,......但北理珠外国语学院培养的优秀人才向我们呈现的是企业所需的综合实力。”(大族激光科技股份有限公司)

“北京理工大学珠海学院外国语学院的学生......综合能力强,业务素质迅速提升,为企业的外贸出口部创下了良好的业绩。”(广州速成有限公司)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The School of Foreign Languages

 

The School of Foreign Languages (SFL), a sub-institute of Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai, was established in 2004 when BITZH came into being. Its four majors, namely, English, Business English, Japanese and Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, have been set up successively to meet the nation’s economic and social demands, especially the actual needs of the economic construction in the Pearl River Delta. The total number of students now at the School amounts to 2188, with 3374 graduates.

 

Brand-new Educational Philosophy

With the BITZH motto, “Seek Truth, Pursue Knowledge”, the School aims to cultivate qualified professionals rich in humanity spirit, profound in language efficiency, extensive in cross-cultural and business knowledge, and competent in practical operations.

In order to meet the needs of social development, the School attaches equal importance to both theory and practice in schooling. Benefiting from the regional superiority in the Pearl River Delta and the Belt & Road Economic Strategy, the School has set up co-operation programs with enterprises for practical education so as to combine in-class teaching with extracurricular training throughout the 4-year program, items of which include practical training in business affairs, cross-border E-commerce, education, technology, translation and micro-teaching. The School has also introduced the Alibaba Personnel Certification, featuring a compound training scheme of academic degrees plus professional qualifications.     

The School boasts a team of more than 100 qualified teachers, each awarded a master degree and a professional title of intermediate grade or above, and it is a team rational in structure of age, schooling background, major and gender. The faculty consists of the teachers from home and abroad, double-certificated teachers and career tutors from successful enterprises and relevant industries, and a number of nationally celebrated scholars invited as guest professors, including Xu Yuanchong, Huang Youyi and Wang Kefei.  

The teachers have won different national or provincial awards in terms of teaching and research, including the 2nd Prize at National Level and 1st Prize at Provincial Level for the Micro-Course Contest of Foreign Languages in China, Excellent Award of the 1st National College Linguistics Multimedia Courseware Contest, the 3rd Prize of 2nd FLTRP Star Teacher Contest of the Country, and Excellent Awards of 6th and 7th National Foreign Language Teaching Contest. 

The teachers have undertaken or are undertaking, respectively, a number of teaching and research projects, national as well as provincial, and have published over 200 academic papers and over 40 academic books or textbooks. At present, the School is the President’s Unit of Zhuhai Foreign Language Research Association, the President’s Unit of Zhuhai Association for Friendship Between Colleges and Japanese Enterprises, the recognized CATTI Training Institution in Zhuhai, Testing Branch for BEC Vantage and BEC Higher, and Testing Center of the National Test for Business English Majors-Band 4 and Band 8 and TOEIC .

 

Cross-cultural Intellect Development

The School has been offering classes in multinational cultural exchanges, theoretical and practical. It has organized various competitions such as national interpretation contest, Zhuhai Final of Macau APCEA Business Presentation Contest, Guangdong Independent Colleges Japanese Speech Contest, BITZH Microfilm Contest, Dubbing Contest, Foreign Language Drama Contest, Yanhe River Cup Essay Competition, Literature Star Knowledge Contest, and Recitation Contest. In addition, it has established the micro radio VOB (Voice of BIT).

The students take part in a variety of cultural festivals of American, European, Japanese and other folk styles annually, and a number of extracurricular activities, including the BITZH Foreign Language Corner weekly and Microfilm making. They also benefit from different international exchanges including paid internship in the US and Japan, and exchange programs with South Korea and Taiwan. There are also Through-Train Programs for those who pursue graduate study in the US and UK and the dual degree program with Deakin University in Australia. Students are chosen as Chinese teaching volunteers to work in Confucius Institutes in Canada and Nigeria.

 

Rigorous Academic Discipline

The School adheres to the principle of talent-oriented cultivation with moral education as the top priority and rigorous discipline in terms of schooling and learning. Since its establishment, the School has been carrying out the Morning Reading Program with efficiency. It has created, for the first time in BITZH, students’ collective honor titles, including “Non-supervision Exam Class”, “Excellent Academic Atmosphere Class”, and “All Attendance Class”, taking a leading role in the academic atmosphere cultivation in BITZH. The School Youth League General Branch was awarded the Title of Demonstration Youth League Branch in practicing socialist core value in higher education institutes all over the country in 2015.

The students actively participate in various kinds of provincial or national contests and competitions, the achievements of which include: the 1st Prize of 2016 China University Business Challenge, the 1st Prizes of Zhuhai Division Final and 1st Prizes together with the Most Popular Speaker Prize of Macau Final in the 2016 and 2017 Macau APCEA Business Presentation Contest, the outstanding award and the 3th Prize for English majors of Final Competition of Guangdong College English Writing Contest or 2016 Big Writing Event Under One Topic, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes of the 5th Guangdong College Students’ Writing Contest in 2016, the 2nd Prize of Guangdong Division in 2016 National FLTRP Cup English Reading Contest, the 2nd and 3rd prizes of Final Contest of Guangdong Division in the 1st National ENGLISH TRANSLATION TEST OF BUSINESS LANGUAGE(ETTBL) in 2016, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes of Guangdong Independent Colleges Japanese Speech Contests in 2014 and 2015, 1st and 3rd Prizes of Guangdong Division of National FLTRP Cup English Writing Contests in 2014 and 2015, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes of Guangdong Undergraduate College English Writing Contest in 2014, 2nd Prize of Guangdong Division Final of National FLTRP Cup English Speech Contest in 2012 and 2013, and Special Award and 1st Prize for English Major Group of the National College Students English Contest in 2012.

The students work periodically as volunteers in China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition and Pan Delta Super Racing Festivals, or as summer interns in the Zhuhai International Golf Club, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, TRP and Gateway Language Village English Training Schools, and Chinese Traditional Talent & Skill Training Bases, or as tour guides in scenic resorts. To provide students with more opportunities to put into practice what they learn in class, the School has set up Practical Education Bases in cooperation with over 70 enterprises including Kirin Beer Zhuhai Limited, and with a number of primary and middle schools, such as the Second Middle School of Doumen, Zhuhai. It has also established strategic and cooperative partnership with Shenzhen Chamber of Commerce, Tannan Application Innovation Park of Tanzhou, Zhuhai, and Guangdong Newline Technology Limited for employment-oriented training of cross-border E-commercial professionals.

 

Promising Career Prospect

Firm to dedicate, able to endure hard work, down to earth to perform duties and persistent to make progress, SFL graduates are extensively well accepted and appreciated by the employers and the society as a whole, hence the employment rate above 98%. A number of graduates have been enrolled in postgraduate programs by noted universities, namely, Peking University, China Foreign Affairs University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist UniversityUniversity of  Macau, Macau University of Science and Technology, Imperial College London, The University of Warwick in UK, etc.

For those graduates who choose to work right after graduation, there are a lot of opportunities in many a field including media outlets, banks, government offices, public institutions, schools and other training institutions, and overseas agencies sent by their parent organizations in the Mainland. There have been some graduates who are self-employed with satisfying results. 

With the Belt and Road Initiative and the establishment of the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone, there is a great demand for over one million of foreign language professionals in cross-border E-commerce in the Pearl River Delta in the coming three years. A secure and promising career prospect is waving welcome to the SFL graduates.  

 

Favorable Social Evaluation

“The graduates from the School of Foreign Languages of BITZH are good at hard working and team cooperating, featuring a shining highlight among all our employees from different universities. They have been shaped into an elite team of the School.” (quoted from Spark Education)  

“We have employed many a graduate student of English major from noted universities, but the outstanding graduates from the School of Foreign Languages of BITZH are the personnel with comprehensive strength needed by our enterprise. ” (quoted from Han’s Laser & Middot)

     “The graduates from the School of Foreign Languages of BITZH feature highly comprehensive ability. They have bettered their professional competence quickly, hence a good contribution to the performance of our Foreign Export Department.” (quoted from Guangzhou Engaaz Co., Limited )