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  • 2006-09-18
  • Ruling Digital

Among TKUTwo of them are studying at the Multicultural and Linguistic Studies (MCLS), Chang Ya-ting and Siau Ming-heng. For Chang Ya-ting, it was the beautiful surrounding of the campus, 90% English lectures, and Junior Year Abroad program prompted her to apply with hesitation. As she had always been interesting in languages prior to Lanyang, her only moment of struggle was between the English Department of Tamsui Campus and her current department at Lanyang. After some careful deliberation with her family, she decided that MCLS might be a better challenge as it provides a broader range of studies.

After one week of lectures, she feels that she has made the right decision. She is of particularly in favor of two classes, which are the International Etiquettes and Studying Skills and is full of awe to the two teachers involved, Chou Chih-wei and Sung Mei-mei. She admires their English accent and how they genuinely care for their students. She also enjoys the very informal atmosphere on campus where professors and students can have impromptus meals together should they run into one another. Above all, having spent six years in a Christian high school in southern Taiwan, she finds English lectures very natural to her.
As for Siau Ming-heng, she may not find all English lectures as easy as Chang, even though she chose Lanyang for its English environment and Junior Year Abroad Program. Nonetheless, she