Two projects submitted by the School of Foreign Languages of Beihang University got prizes in the 1st Undergraduate Innovation Contest of the Foreign Language and Literature Discipline in Universities of Science and Technology in China (Final Contest, North Region) held in Harbin Institute of Technology, July 8, 2019.
The contest consists of two parts. The students first delivered their presentations about their theses, and then answered questions from the experts. Each group set a special prize, two first prizes, three second prizes and three to five third prizes.
At the opening ceremony of the final contest, Hou Zongyue from the School of Foreign Languages gave an excellent English speech on behalf of the competitors. In the following contest, both the two projects have achieved good results and entered the national final. “Exploring Distinction among Eight Methods of Sentence Similarity Computation” under the instruction of Professor Liang Maocheng and chaired by Hou Zongyue won the Special Prize in the Category of Research Paper, while “Attitudinal Analysis of Reports of German Mainstream Media on 5G Technology” directed by Associate Professor Dong Min and chaired by Gao Mengfei won the Second Prize inthe Category of Innovation Projects.
Initiated by China University Alliance for the Development of Foreign Language and Literature Discipline (CUAFLL), the Undergraduate Innovation Contest of the Foreign Language and Literature Discipline in Universities of Science and Technology in China aims to further promote the cultivation of innovative talents in foreign languages in universities of science and technology and enhance students’ innovative ability. The final contest is held in four regions and the final contest of north region is hosted by Harbin Institute of Technology.
Reported by Chen Xiaolu and Liu Wei
Reviewed by Ma Shuwei
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Zhao Yue