School of Foreign Languages, one of the earliest secondary colleges in Shandong Vocational College of Foreign Affairs Translation, has now formed a multi-lingual, multi-level and open-type college.The aim of the school is to develop high-skilled foreign language talents proficient in listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating, also capable of foreign affairs, international cultural exchange, tourism, foreign trade, translation and foreign language teaching.
Insisting on the teaching as the center and serving the regional economic construction as the basis of professional setting and talent training, School of Foreign Languages oriented by market demand has continuously deepened teaching reform, standardized teaching management, and steadily improved the quality of education and teaching. The School, with a total number of 3000 students, currently has 11 majors and such 10 languages as business English, business Japanese and applied Korean. Business English has been rated as “the provincial characteristic major in Shandong province” and “Shandong Provincial Teaching Team”. In 2014, Business English major, Business Japanese major and Applied Korean major were successfully declared the provincial brand professional group construction. In the same year, Shandong Provincial Education approved the cooperation between our Business English major and English major of Shandong Normal University to build a new pilot professional of vocational colleges and undergraduate colleges through the division of undergraduate training. In 2016, Business Japanese major was also approved to cooperate with Japanese major of Shandong University of Science and Technology.
School of Foreign Languages has a strong and devoted teaching group with rich teaching experience and high level of scientific research. Most teachers have overseas study experience.
Oriented by the education internationalization, School of Foreign Languages has maintained educational cooperation with more than 20 colleges and universities in South Korea, Japan, the United States, France, Australia, Singapore, Poland and other countries and regions, and has realized teacher-student exchange, mutual recognition of education, sharing of resources and education convergence.
Based on its own features, School of Foreign Languages constantly speeds up the upgrading of teaching equipment and building of training conditions. Applied foreign language training center shared by all languages, where has such various related foreign language training rooms as language labs, simultaneous interpretation room, translation room, business negotiation room, E-interactive classroom, audio-visual training room and multi-media classroom, constitutes such platforms as voice teaching, audio-visual simulation training, international business skills training and teaching resources service to meet the needs of classroom teaching and practical training teaching of all languages, as well as the social service.
In accordance with the motto of “Combination of Chinese and Western, Unity of Knowledge and Practice” and educational model of “Foreign Language, Profession, Skills and Comprehensive Qualities”, School of Foreign Languages fully implements the national education policy and cultivates useful talents for society.