9th annual GoodTalk “Global Village” International Speech Competition,
sponsored by the Confucius Institute at CSULB, was held on July 14, 2018
in the USU auditorium on campus. Originally established in Singapore in
2009, the competition is currently hosted in multiple locations
including China, Singapore, Australia, the United States, Denmark, and
other countries. The main goal of the competition is to encourage
Chinese students to study abroad, while helping promote Chinese language
skills to others around the world.